EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum'(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in Ecuador

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2020
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2020/101) : haplotype A detected in potato (Solanum tuberosum) fields located in the Pichincha province.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/158) : found on tamarillo (Solanum betaceum) and cape gooseberry (Physalis peruviana) in Pichincha and Imbabura provinces of Ecuador.
References
* Caicedo JD, Simbaña LL, Calderón DA, Lalangui KP, Rivera-Vargas LI (2020) First report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ in Ecuador and in South America. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 15, 6. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13314-020-0375-0

* Caicedo J, Vallejo M, Simbaña L, Rivera LI (2020) First report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' causing leaf discoloration and wilting in tamarillo and cape gooseberry in Ecuador. New Disease Reports 41, 30. http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2020.041.030