EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in China (Guangdong)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 766 (2012): Present, widespread
Comments
According to Deng et al. (2009), huanglongbing has probably been observed in Guangdong since the late 1800s-early1900s. The disease is widespread in this province: in a survey, among 359 collected samples, 241 (67%) tested positive for 'Ca. L. asiaticum'.

Historial review of the disease in Guangdong (Zheng et al., 2018).
References
* Aubert, B. (1989) Fruits (Paris) 44 (2), 67-72.

* Bové JM (2006) Huanglongbing: a destructive, newly-emerging, century-old disease of citrus. Journal of Plant Pathology 88(1), 7-37.

* Ding F, Deng X, Hong N, Zhong Y, Wang G, Yi G (2009) Phylogenetic analysis of citrus huanglongbing bacterium based on the sequences of 16S rDNA and 16S/23S rDNA intergenic regions among isolates in China. Proceedings of the International Research Conference on Huanglongbing (Orlando, US, 2008-12-01/05), 151-153.

* Deng X, Chen J, Xu J, Guo H, Pu X, Cai L, Li H (2009) Current situation of citrus huanglongbing in Guangdong, P.R. China. Phytopathology 99(6 suppl.), S28.

* Hu WZ, Wang XF, Zhou Y, Li ZA, Tang KZ, Zhou CY (2011) Diversity of the omp gene in Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in China. Journal of Plant Pathology 93(1), 211-214.

* Lin, K. H.; Lin, K. H. (1956) Acta Phytopathologica Sinica 2, 14-38.

* Ma W, Liang M, Guan L, Xu M, Wen X, Deng X, Chen J (2014) Population structures of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' in Southern China. Phytopathology 104(2), 158-162.
------- Genetic studies on populations from Southern China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guizhou, Hainan, Jiangxi, Yunnan, Zhejiang).

* Zheng Z, Bao M, Wu F, Van Horn C, Chen J, Deng X (2018) A type 3 prophage of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' carrying a restriction-modification system. Phytopathology 108(4), 454-461.

* Zheng Z, Chen J, Deng X (2018) Historical perspectives, management, and current research of citrus HLB in Guangdong province of China, where the disease has been endemic for over a hundred years. Phytopathology 108(11), 1124-1236.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bhutan Present, no details view...
India Gujarat Present, no details view...
India Arunachal Pradesh Present, no details view...
India Tripura Present, no details view...
India Punjab Present, no details view...
India Nagaland Present, no details view...
India Meghalaya Present, no details view...
India Mizoram Present, no details view...
India Assam Present, no details view...
India Madhya Pradesh Present, no details view...
India Maharashtra Present, no details view...
India Uttar Pradesh Present, no details view...
India Karnataka Present, no details view...
India Present, widespread view...
India Manipur Present, no details view...
India Haryana Present, no details view...
India Bihar Present, no details view...
India Himachal Pradesh Present, no details view...
India West Bengal Present, no details view...
India Tamil Nadu Present, no details view...
India Delhi Present, no details view...
India Jammu & Kashmir Present, no details view...
India Kerala Present, no details view...
India Andhra Pradesh Present, no details view...
India Orissa Present, no details view...
India Sikkim Present, no details view...
India Rajasthan Present, no details view...
Lao Present, no details view...
Myanmar Present, no details view...
Nepal Present, widespread view...
Pakistan Present, no details view...
Viet Nam Present, restricted distribution view...