EPPO Global Database

Citrus tristeza virus(CTV000)

Distribution details in Costa Rica

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1992: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 289 (1998): Present, restricted distribution
Reporting Service 527/15 of 1992-09: in samples from Limon province.
* Anonymous (1995) CARAPHIN News No. 12, 12-13.

* Lastra R, Leandro G, Meneses R (1990) Diagnosis of citrus tristeza virus and its vector in Costa Rica. Turrialba 40 (2), 235-237.
------- Mainly in Alajuela Province. The vector Toxoptera citricidus was found in samples from Limon Province in 1989.

* Yokomi RK, Lastra R, Stoetzel MB, Damsteegt VD, Lee RF, Garnsey SM, Gottwald TR, Rocha-Pena MA, Niblett CL (1994) Establishment of the brown citrus aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) in Central America and the Caribbean Basin and transmission of Citrus tristeza virus. Journal of Economic Entomology 87(4), 1078-1085.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Nicaragua Present, no details view...
Panama Present, no details view...