EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter africanus'(LIBEAF)

Distribution details in Tanzania

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 765 (1998): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (1993/67) : mainly important at altitude over 1200 m.
* Bove, J. M.; Garnier, M. (1994) Proceedings of the International Society for Citriculture 3, 1283-1289.
------- Symptoms only.

* Evers, G.; Grisoni, M. (1991) Present situation of the citrus greening disease in Tanzania and proposal for control strategies. Fruits 46, 171-177.

* Rasowo BA, Khamis FM, Mohamed SA, Ajene IJ, Aidoo OF, Ombura L, Sétamou M, Ekesi S, Borgemeister C (2019) African citrus greening disease in East Africa: incidence, severity, and distribution patterns. Journal of Economic Entomology 112(5), 2389-2397.
------ Mainly 'Ca. L. africanus subsp. clausenae'.

* Roberts R, Cook G, Grout TG, Khamis F, Rwomushana I, Nderitu PW, Seguni Z, Materu CL, Pietersen G, Ekesi S, le Roux HF (2017) Resolution of the identity of 'Candidatus Liberibacter' species from huanglongbing-affected citrus in East Africa. Plant Disease 101(8), 1481-1488.
------- 'Candidatus Liberibacter africanus subsp. clausenae'.

* Swai, I. S.; Evers, G.; Gumpf, D. J.; Lana, A. F. (1992) Plant Disease 76 (11), 1185.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Burundi Present, no details view...
Kenya Present, no details view...
Malawi Present, no details view...
Rwanda Present, no details view...
Uganda Present, no details view...