EPPO Global Database

Helicoverpa armigera(HELIAR)

Distribution details in Slovakia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1996
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, restricted distribution (2011-06)
Comments
According to the Slovak NPPO, adults were caught in a light trap in SW Slovakia in 1996-08, near Nitra. A detailed survey of the area then showed outbreaks at five sites, on tomato and maize. The pest has not been found since. Confirmed by EPPO Reporting Service (99/021).

In 2011, the NPPO stated that H. armigera has a restricted distribution.
References
* NPPO of Slovakia (1998-12, 2011-06).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, few occurrences view...
Czech Republic Absent, pest eradicated view...
Hungary Present, restricted distribution view...
Poland Present, few occurrences view...
Ukraine Present, widespread view...