EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 06 - 2001 Num. article: 2001/104

Potato stolbur phytoplasma does not occur in Austria

Earlier records stated that Potato stolbur phytoplasma (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) was present in Austria. These records were only based on symptoms observed many years ago. Since that time, no signs of stolbur disease have been observed in Austria. It is now considered that potato stolbur phytoplasma does not occur in Austria. The situation of potato stolbur phytoplasma in Austria can be described as follows: Absent, reported in the past only on the basis of symptoms, no longer found.


NPPO of Austria, 2001-06.