EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 08 - 2009 Num. article: 2009/154

Tuta absoluta found on Phaseolus vulgaris in Sicilia (IT)

The NPPO of Italy has recently informed the EPPO Secretariat that Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae – EPPO A1 List) has been found on Phaseolus vulgaris plants in Sicilia. So far, the pest had mainly been observed on tomato crops (Lycopersicon esculentum).


NPPO of Italy, 2009-07.