EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in United States of America (Alabama)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2017
EPPO Reporting Service (2017/119) : detected for the first time in June 2017 in citrus leaf samples and psyllid vectors (Diaphorina citri) collected from a residential property on Dauphin Island in Mobile county. Under official control.
Alabama Department of Agriculture & Industries. Press release of 2017-06-20. Citrus greening plant disease detected in Alabama. http://agi.alabama.gov/s/press-release's/citrus-greening-plant-disease-detected-in-alabama
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...