EPPO Global Database

Tuta absoluta(GNORAB)

Distribution details in Syria

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 723 (2013): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/076) : specimens of T. absoluta have been caught in various locations. Leaf damage was observed on many farms in the regions of Banyas and Tartous.
References
* Almatni W (2010) Tomato leaf miner Tuta absoluta invades East Mediterranean countries. Arab and Near East Plant Protection Newsletter no. 50, p 29.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Iraq Present, restricted distribution view...
Israel Present, no details view...
Jordan Present, widespread view...
Lebanon Absent, unreliable record view...
Turkey Present, widespread view...