EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in Brazil (Sao Paulo)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, widespread
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.
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.

* 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.

* 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...