EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 1996 Num. article: 1996/09

Citrus tristeza closterovirus is present in St Lucia

A report on Plant Health has been prepared by IICA Office in Trinidad and Tobago/CARAPHIN (CARibbean Animal and Plant Health Information Network) which contains replies to a questionnaire on quarantine pests received from several countries in the Caribbean (Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago). This report confirms earlier replies already studied by the EPPO Secretariat (EPPO RS 95/021) and mentions the presence of citrus tristeza closterovirus (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) in St Lucia, which is a new record according to the EPPO Secretariat.


Anonymous (1994) CARAPHIN - Plant Health, July-December 1994, 36p