EPPO Global Database

Tuta absoluta(GNORAB)

Distribution details in India

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2014
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/024) : first found in October 2014 in Pune (Maharashtra), and later in other districts of Maharashtra (Ahmadnagar, Dhule, Jalgaon, Nashik, and Satara) and Karnataka (Bengaluru, Kolar).
* Asokan R (2016) Tuta absoluta in India. Abstract of a paper presented at the XXV International Congress of Entomology (Orlando, US, 2016-09-25/30). doi: 10.1603/ICE.2016.108752

* Hadapad AB, Hire RS (2019) Molecular characterisation of tomato leaf miner Tuta absoluta populations obtained from different geographical locations of India. Journal of Biological Control, 33(2), 147-154.

Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). Tuta absoluta: a new invasive pest. http://www.icar.org.in/en/node/8600
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bangladesh Present, no details view...
China Xinjiang Present, restricted distribution view...
China Present, restricted distribution view...
Myanmar Present, no details view...
Nepal Present, restricted distribution view...
Pakistan Present, no details view...