EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in United States of America (Florida)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2005
From CABI Disease map 766 (2012): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2005/082) : first found in 2005 in Miami-Dade county on a few trees of Citrus maxima. Under eradication

EPPO Reporting Service (2006/118) : in 12 counties in June 2006, in private properties and commercial orchards.
* California Department of Food and Agriculture. News Release of 2012-03-30. Citrus disease huanglongbing detected in Hacienda Heights areas of Los Angeles county. http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/egov/Press_Releases/Press_Release.asp?PRnum=12-013
------- Detected in all 30-citrus producing counties of Florida.

* Stocks SD (2014) More Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) and citrus greening updates. NPDN - First Detector Network News 9(3), p 3.
------- Quarantine areas include the entire state of Florida.

* USDA-APHIS Press release of 2005-09-02. US Department of Agriculture and Florida Department of Agriculture confirm detection of citrus greening. http://www.aphis.usda.gov/lpa/news/2005/09/greening_ppq.html

* USDA-APHIS Citrus greening information site (2006-06). http://www.citrusgreening.net
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...