EPPO Global Database

Tuta absoluta(GNORAB)

Distribution details in Morocco

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2008
Pest status declared by NPPO: One outbreak, under eradication (2008-09)
From CABI Pest map 723 (2013): Present, widespread
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/174) : first observed in April 2008 on outdoor tomato crops in Bouareg (North-East), under eradication.

The pest is now established and widespread in Morocco (present in all tomato-producing regions).
* Hmimina M (2009) La mineuse de la tomate (Tuta absoluta Meyrick). Elements de biologie et bases pour la lutte. Agriculture du Maghreb no. 37, 54-59.
------- Established and widespread in all tomato-growing areas.

* NPPO of Morocco (2008-09).

* Ouardi K, Chouibani M, Rahel MA, El Akel M (2012) Stratégie nationale de lutte contre la mineuse de la tomate Tuta absoluta Meyrick. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 42(2), 281-290.
------- Widespread in all tomato-growing areas.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Algeria Present, restricted distribution view...
Spain Islas Canárias Present, no details view...
Spain Islas Baleares Present, restricted distribution view...
Spain Present, widespread view...