EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 02 - 2001 Num. article: 2001/031

Liriomyza huidobrensis occurs in South Africa

Liriomyza huidobrensis (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) now occurs in some areas of South Africa. In particular, it causes damage on potatoes and up to 70% yield losses have been observed. This is the first report of L. huidobrensis in South Africa. The situation of L. huidobrensis in South Africa can be described as: Present: only in some areas.


Global Potato News. Leaf miner in South Africa.