EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in Brazil

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2004
From CABI Disease map 766 (2012): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/200) : reported for the first time in 2004 in Araraquara county, Sao Paulo state. As of March 2009, it was reported in 241 municipalities in São Paulo, Paranã and Minas Gerais States.

According to Dala Paula et al. (2019), huanglongbing occurs in the Brazilians states of São Paulo, Minas Gerais, and Paraná, São Paulo being the most affected state.

According to de Paula et al. (2019), huanglongbing occurs throughout the citrus-growing areas of São Paulo, Minas Gerais, and Paraná,
* Belasque et al. (2010) Lessons from Huanglongbing management in Sao Paulo state, Brazil. Journal of Plant Pathology 92(2), 285-302.

* Coletta Filho HD, Targon MLPN, Takita MA, Negri JD de, Pompeu J Jr, Machado MA, Amaral AM do, Muller GW (2004) First report of the causal agent of Huanglongbing ("Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus") in Brazil. Plant Disease 88(12), p 1382.
------- First report for Brazil.

* Dala-Paula BM, Plotto A, Bai J, Manthey JA, Baldwin EA, Ferrarezi Rhuanito S, Gloria MBA (2019) Effect of huanglongbing or greening disease on orange juice quality, a review. Frontiers in Plant Science 9. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.01976

* de Paula BL, Lin H, Stuchi ES, Francisco CS, Safady NG, Coletta-Filho HD (2019) Genetic diversity of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' in Brazil analyzed in different geographic regions and citrus varieties. European Journal of Plant Pathology 154(4), 863-872.

* Lopes S (2009) Current HLB research in Brazil. Phytopathology 99(6), S 156.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Argentina Present, restricted distribution view...
Colombia Present, few occurrences view...
Paraguay Present, restricted distribution view...
Venezuela Present, restricted distribution view...