EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in United States of America (Louisiana)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2008
From CABI Disease map 766 (2012): Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/118) : in May/June 2008, both Diaphorina citri and L. asiaticus were detected in Louisiana. Under official control.

In 2019 quarantine area expanded to Plaquemines and Saint Bernard Parishes.
* NAPPO Pest Alert System. Official Pest Reports.
- USA (2019-08-23) ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’ (Citrus Greening): APHIS Expands the Quarantined Area in California, Texas, and Louisiana. https://www.pestalerts.org/official-pest-report/candidatus-liberibacter-asiaticus-citrus-greening-aphis-expands-quarantined-1
- USA (2017-04-19) Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (Citrus Greening) - Quarantined Area Expanded in Louisiana. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail_print.cfm?oprid=708
- USA (2008-06-13) Confirmation of Huanglongbing or citrus greening (‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’) in Louisiana. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=321

* 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 parishes of Orleans and Washington.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...