EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in Jamaica

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2009
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: in all parts of the area where host crop(s) are grown (2010)
From CABI Disease map 766 (2012): Present, widespread
EPPO Reporting Service (2012/014) : a specific survey has revealed that huanglongbing occurs in all 14 parishes of Jamaica.
* Brown SE, Oberheim AP, Barrett, McLaughlin (2011) First report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' associated with huanglongbing in the weeds Cleome rutidosperma, Pisonia aculeata and Trichostigma octandrum in Jamaica. New Disease Reports 24, 25.

* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Jamaica. Reporting the occurence of Huanglongbing (2010-02-12).