EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in Guadeloupe

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2012
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/167) : first found in March 2012 at Le Moule on the Eastern coast in a Tahiti lime orchard (Citrus latifolia) and 6 months later, the pathogen was also found on the Western coast.
* Cellier G, Moreau A, Cassam N, Hostachy B, Ryckewaert P, Aurela L, Picard R, Lombion K, Rioualec AL (2014) First report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ associated with huanglongbing on Citrus latifolia in Martinique and Guadeloupe, French West Indies. Plant Disease 98(5), 683-684.