EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in Papua New Guinea

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 766 (2012): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2003/011)

EPPO Reporting Service (2003/067) : Sandaun province only.

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/062) : huanglongbing was found during a delimiting survey in 2002, in the Sandaun Province (near the border with Indonesia). Surveys done in 2002-2004 showed that the disease and its vector Diaphorina citri only had a limited spread.
References
* Davis RI, Gunua TG, Kame MF, Tenakanai D, Ruabete TK (2005) Spread of citrus huanglongbing (greening disease) following incursion into Papua New Guinea. Australasian Plant Pathology 34, 517-524.

* INTERNET
Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service Web site. AQIS keeps weather eye on citrus industry’s Yellow Dragon’ in PNG. http://www.affa.gov.au/ministers/truss/releases/02/02326wt.html
Promed mail 2002-11-27 Liberobacter, citrus greening - Papua New Guinea.
ProMED posting of 2003-05-27. Citrus Huanglongbin – Papua New Guinea (Sandaun). http://www.promedmail.org
Web site of department of agriculture, fisheries and forestry of Australia. News release 2002-11-21 "AQIS keeps weather eye on citrus industry's 'Yellow Dragon' in PNG" and fact sheet http://www.affa.gov.au/ministers/truss/releases/02/02326wt.html
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Indonesia Irian Jaya Present, no details view...
Indonesia Nusa Tenggara Present, widespread view...
Indonesia Sulawesi Present, no details view...
Indonesia Present, no details view...
Indonesia Java Present, no details view...
Indonesia Sumatra Present, no details view...
Indonesia Kalimantan Present, no details view...