EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 1978 Num. article: 1978/08

Report on eradication of Colorado Beetle in Sweden

The Plant Protection Service of the Swedish National Board of Agriculture reports that the Colorado beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say) has been eradicated from all loci in Sweden infested since 1972. No new invasions have occurred in 1978. Sweden is therefore free from this pest.


Plant Protection Service, Jönköping (1978-10)