Situation of quarantine pests in Lithuania in 2000
During the year 2000, the situation of the following quarantine pests was reported by the NPPO of Lithuania. The situation of the pest concerned is indicated in bold, using the terms of ISPM no. 8.
Ambrosia spp. were found in one garden and in two garbage dumps. All weeds were destroyed. Present, at low prevalence, under eradication.
Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus (EPPO A2 quarantine pest): 17 foci were recorded. The disease was found on 557.24 tons of seed potatoes (15 cultivars). All these seed potatoes were grown in Lithuania and later used for human or animal consumption. Present: only in some areas.
25 outbreaks of Ditylenchus destructor (EU Annexes) were reported on 1257.7 tons of potatoes (22 cultivars). These seed potatoes were grown in Lithuania and later used for human or animal consumption. Present: only in some areas.
Frankliniella occidentalis (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) was found in 4 glasshouses on ornamentals plants. All infested plants were destroyed and premises were disinfected. Present: only in 4 glasshouses.
Liriomyza bryoniae (EU Annexes) was found in 12 glasshouses, using pheromone traps. Chemical control was applied. Present: only in 12 glasshouses.
Mycosphaerella linicola was found on flax stalks in 16 farms, and on seeds in 2 farms. On these farms, the use of seeds for sowing was prohibited. Present: only in some areas.
Plum pox potyvirus (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) was detected on plum trees in 10 gardens. All infected trees and surrounding trees were destroyed. Present: only in some areas.
Puccinia horiana (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) was detected in 2 glasshouses on chrysanthemums. All infected plants were destroyed. Present: only in 2 glasshouses.
NPPO of Lithuania, 2001-03.