EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum'(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in Austria

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2015
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, restricted distribution (2018-03)
From CABI Disease map 1098 (2016): Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/029) : first found in the region of Tyrol in 2 fields of carrot and celery (Daucus carota subsp. sativus and Apium graveolens, both Apiaceae). Absent in solanaceous crops. Under eradication.

From NPPO (2018): only haplotype C has been found in Apiaceae plants [carrot (Daucus carota) and celery (Apium graveolens)] in Tyrol, an area where Trioza apicalis is abundant. Also detected in asymptomatic samples of parsley (Petroselinum crispum) and parsnip (Pastinaca sativa).
* NPPO of Austria (2015-02, 2018-03).

* Lethmayer C, Gottsberger RA (2020) First report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' in common hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium) in Austria. New Disease Reports 42, 17. http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2020.042.017
--------- Inn valley on apiaceous species only.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Germany Present, few occurrences view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Sicilia Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovenia Absent, confirmed by survey view...