EPPO Global Database

Liberibacter asiaticus(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in Brazil

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2004
From CABI Disease map 766 (2012): Present, no details
Comments
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.
References
* 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

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