Liriomyza trifolii found in Norway
In Norway, Liriomyza trifolii (Diptera: Agromyzidae - EPPO A2 quarantine pest) was detected in one glasshouse nursery in Lier, near Drammen. This is the first reported attack of this pest in 20 years. Eradication measures have been applied to eliminate L. trifolii from the glasshouse concerned. Additional investigations are also being conducted to trace the source of infestation and to determine whether other nurseries have been infested. The situation of L. trifolii in Norway can be described as follows: Present, found only in one glasshouse near Drammen, under eradication.
NPPO of Norway, 2001-11.
Press release of 2001-11-21. Norwegian Agricultural Inspection Service web site. http://www.landbrukstilsynet.no/