EPPO Global Database

Tuta absoluta(GNORAB)

Distribution details in Panama

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2011
From CABI Pest map 723 (2013): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2012/029) : first reported in February 2011 near Río Sereno (Renacimiento district, Chiriquí province - bordering Costa Rica). Then found in several other localities of the province of Chiriquí (Renacimiento, Cordillera, Potrerillos, Boquete and Gualaca). Under official control.
Tuta absoluta information network.http://www.tutaabsoluta.it/news/266/tuta-absoluta---detectan-plaga-de-polilla-en-el-tomate-panam

República de Panamá. Ministerio de desarrollo agropecuario. Noticias.
- Detectan plaga de polilla en el tomato (2011-02-10).
- Técnicos del MIDA orientan a productores de CAISAN en al manejo de la polilla del tomate (2011-03-09).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Colombia Present, widespread view...
Costa Rica Present, widespread view...