EPPO Global Database

Moniliophthora perniciosa(CRNPPE)

Distribution details in Brazil (Bahia)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1989
From CABI Disease map 037 (2002): Present, no details
Only recently (1989) introduced into Bahia state (the world's second largest cocoa-producing area), with drastic consequences (Evans & Barreto, Mycologist 10, 58-61).
* Lopes, J. R. M.; Bezerra, J. L.; Luz, E. D. M. N. (1999) Agrotropica 11 (2), 97-100.

* Patrocinio NGRB, Ceresini PC, Gomes LIS, Resende MLV, Mizubuti ESG, Gramacho KP (2017) Population structure and migration of the witches' broom pathogen Moniliophthora perniciosa from cacao and cultivated and wild solanaceous hosts in southeastern Brazil. Plant Pathology 66, 900-911.

* Santos Filho, L. P. dos; Freire, E. S.; Carzola, I. M. (1998) Agrotropica 10 (3), 127-130.

* Yamada, M. M.; Andebrhan, T.; Furtek, D. B. (1998) Agrotropica 10 (2), 123-126.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bolivia Present, no details view...
Colombia Present, no details view...
Guyana Present, restricted distribution view...
Peru Present, no details view...
Suriname Present, restricted distribution view...
Venezuela Present, no details view...