EPPO Global Database

Diabrotica virgifera virgifera(DIABVI)

Distribution details in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2003: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 576 (2012): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Ad hoc Panel on Diabrotica, 1996-10-15/16. According to Croatian reports, Bosnian inspectors trapped a few adults along the northern frontier.

EPPO Reporting Service (1998/01) : survey was initiated in July 1997 using pheromone traps in the cantons of Tuzla-Posavina and Zenica-Doboj. D. virgifera was trapped in the region round Tuzla.

EPPO Reporting Service (1998/198) : populations increasing since 1997, especially in region along river Sava (Croatian border).

EPPO Reporting Service (2000/031) : spreading in 1999 from eastern and northern parts towards centre of country, passing from plains to more mountainous parts

EPPO Reporting Service (2003/001) : spread about 50 km in all directions since 2001

EPPO Reporting Service (2001/003) : spread to new areas was limited in 2000 (only 150 km2 compared to 1999) but population levels have greatly increased. 70% of the maize-growing area is now infested. In Republica Srpska, spread continues towards the west.

EPPO Reporting Service (2002/001) : spread 30-35 km to W and S in 2001. No damage observed.

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/058) : little spread in 2003

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/134) : a few further finds in Sep/Oct 2004, within existing buffer zone
* Papers and posters presented at the Meetings of the EPPO ad hoc Panel on Diabrotica virgifera virgifera held jointly with the International IWGO Workshops on Diabrotica virgifera virgifera.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Croatia Present, restricted distribution view...
Montenegro Present, restricted distribution view...
Serbia Present, restricted distribution view...