EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 06 - 2001 Num. article: 2001/102

First report of Liriomyza huidobrensis in Hungary

During systematic surveys on quarantine pests, the NPPO of Hungary has detected the presence of Liriomyza huidobrensis (EPPO A2 quarantine pest). The pest was found in Balástya (Csongrád county) in 7 glasshouses and plastic houses (1.88 ha) producing gerbera cut flowers. This is the first report of L. huidobrensis in Hungary. To prevent any further spread of the pest, a containment and eradication programme is being applied.
The situation of L. huidobrensis in Hungary can be described as follows: Present: found only in a few locations (at Balástya in Csongrád county) in protected conditions, under eradication.


NPPO of Hungary, 2001-06