EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter americanus'(LIBEAM)

Hosts

Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Citrus reticulata (CIDRE) Major host
* Bové JM (2006) Huanglongbing: A destructive, newly-emerging, century-old disease of citrus. Journal of Plant Pathology 88, 7-37.
------- on mandarin and hybrids: Ponkan mandarin and tangor tree.

* Lopes SA, Frare GF, Camargo LEA, Wulff NA, Teixeira DC, Bassanezi RB, Beattie GAC & Ayres AJ (2010) Liberibacters associated with orange jasmine in Brazil: incidence in urban areas and relatedness to citrus liberibacters. Plant Pathology 59, 1044-1053. 
------- as Ponkan mandarin.
Citrus sinensis (CIDSI) Major host
* Bové JM (2006) Huanglongbing: A destructive, newly-emerging, century-old disease of citrus. Journal of Plant Pathology 88, 7-37.

* Lopes SA, Frare GF, Camargo LEA, Wulff NA, Teixeira DC, Bassanezi RB, Beattie GAC & Ayres AJ (2010) Liberibacters associated with orange jasmine in Brazil: incidence in urban areas and relatedness to citrus liberibacters. Plant Pathology 59, 1044-1053. 
Murraya paniculata (MUYPA) Host
* Lopes SA, Frare GF, Camargo LEA, Wulff NA, Teixeira DC, Bassanezi RB, Beattie GAC & Ayres AJ (2010) Liberibacters associated with orange jasmine in Brazil: incidence in urban areas and relatedness to citrus liberibacters. Plant Pathology 59, 1044-1053. 
------- confirmed host, as M. exotica.
Nicotiana tabacum (NIOTA) Experimental
* Francischini FJ, Oliveira KD, Astúa-Monge G, Novelli A, Lorenzino R, Matiolli C, Kemper E, Da Silva AC, Kitajima EW (2007) First report on the transmission of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter americanus’ from citrus to Nicotiana tabacum cv. Xanthi. Plant disease 91(5), 631.