EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in Belize

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2009
From CABI Disease map 766 (2012): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/085) : huanglongbing was first found in 2009, under eradication.
* ProMed posting of 2009-05-18. Huanglongbing, citrus – Belize: first report. http://www.promedmail.org (archive number 20090518.1853).

* Manjunath KL, Majil VM, Williams S, Irey M (2010) First report of the citrus huanglongbing associated bacterium 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' from sweet orange, Mexican lime and Asian citrus psyllid in Belize. Plant Disease 94(6), p 781.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Guatemala Present, no details view...
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...