EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in Brazil (Parana)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, widespread
From CABI Disease map 766 (2012): Present, no details
* 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.
-------- Present in all citrus-growing areas of the state.

* Leite RP (2008) Occurrence and management strategies ofr HLB in the State of Parana, Brazil. Proceedings of the International Research Conference on Huanglongbing (Orlando, US, 2008-12-01/05), 339-340.
------- Fist found in 2006 in the municipality of Altônia. In 2008, it was recorded in 28 municipalities of Northwestern Parana.

* Lopes S (2009) Current HLB research in Brazil. Phytopathology 99(6), S 156.

* Sauer AV, Zanutto CA, Requena Nocchi P, Machado MA, Bock CH, Nunes WMC (2015) Seasonal variation in populations of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' in citrus trees in Parana state, Brazil. Plant Disease 99(8), 1125-1132.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Argentina Present, restricted distribution view...
Colombia Present, few occurrences view...
French Guiana Present, restricted distribution view...
Paraguay Present, restricted distribution view...
Venezuela Present, restricted distribution view...