EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in United States of America (South Carolina)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2009
From CABI Disease map 766 (2012): Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/086) : first report in South Carolina. The pathogen was detected in a leaf sample from a private property in the City of Charleston.

According to USDA (2020), it occurs in several counties (Beaufort, Charleston, Colleton).
* NPPO Phytosanitary Alert System. Official Pest Reports (2009-04-13). USA. Confirmation of citrus greening in Charleston County, South Carolina. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=373

* 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 Puerto Rico, Beaufort and Charleston counties.

* USDA. Citrus greening. https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/planthealth/plant-pest-and-disease-programs/pests-and-diseases/citrus/citrus-greening
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...