EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in Costa Rica

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2011
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: only in some areas (2011)
From CABI Disease map 766 (2012): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2012/014) : found in the northern part of Costa Rica in 2011.

From Molina-Bravo et al., (2015), since 2011 the disease has remained confined to the area of Los Chiles.
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Costa Rica. Huanglongbing (HLB) se detecta en Costa Rica (CRI-04/7 of 2015-07-29). https://www.ippc.int/index.php

* Molina-Bravo R, Stephens-Cardenas SA, Hilje-Rodriguez I, Blanco-Vargas M, Villaloblas-Navarro D, Gätjens-Boniche I, Moreira-Carmona L, Villalobos-Müller W (2015) Citrus huanglongbing associated with ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ present in the Northern region of Costa Rica but has not been detected in other citrus-growing areas. Plant Disease 99(12), p 1855.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Nicaragua Present, no details view...
Panama Present, restricted distribution view...