EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in Ethiopia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, few occurrences
From CABI Disease map 766 (2012): Present, no details
Comments
According to Saponari et al. (2010): detected in 2 samples.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/053) : present the Gondar, Tigray and Wollo regions.
References
* Ajene IJ, Khami FM, van Asch B, Pietersen G, Seid N, Rwomushana I, Ombura FLO, Momanyi G, Finyange P, Rasowo BA, Tanga CM, Mohammed S, Ekesi S (2020) Distribution of Candidatus Liberibacter species in Eastern Africa, and the first report of Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus in Kenya. Science Reports 10, 3919 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-60712-0

* Saponari M, de Bac G, Breithaupt J, Loconsole G, Yokomi RK, Catalano L (2010) First report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ associated with huanglongbing in sweet orange in Ethiopia. Plant Disease 94(4), p 482.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Kenya Present, restricted distribution view...