EPPO Global Database

Tuta absoluta(GNORAB)

Distribution details in Romania

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2009
From CABI Pest map 723 (2013): Present, no details
Comments
According to Baetan et al. (2013), the pest was first found in 2009 in a market (Bihor county) and in storage (Maramures county).Then, the pest was also detected in tomato greenhouses in Arad and Hunedoara counties.
References
* Baetan R, Oltean I, Varadie P, Florian T (2013) Researches concering the spreading of Tuta absoluta species in greenhouses from West of Romania. Bulletin of University of Agriculture Sciences and Veterinary Medecine Cluj-Napoca, serie Agriculture 70(1), 110-112.

* Kereši T, Ivanović M, Tolić D, (2010) [Tomato moth (Tuta absoluta Povolny): New potential threat to tomato production in Serbia]. Biljni lekar 38(6), 474-484 (in Serbian).

* Tropea Garzia G, Siscaro G, Biondi A, Zappalá L (2012) Tuta absoluta, a South American pest of tomato now in the EPPO region: biology, distribution and damage. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 42(2), 205-210.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bulgaria Present, restricted distribution view...
Hungary Present, restricted distribution view...
Moldova Present, no details view...
Serbia Present, restricted distribution view...
Ukraine Transient, under eradication view...