EPPO Global Database

Liberibacter solanacearum(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in Estonia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2017
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, restricted distribution (2018-02)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2018/035) : first found in September 2017 in carrot fields in the municipality of Saue (haplotype C).

From NPPO (2018): during the 2016 official survey, ware potato tubers were tested and all samples were negative. In 2017, the official survey confirmed the presence of L. solanacearum (haplotype C) in Trioza apicalis collected from 1 carrot field. No eradication measures were applied.
References
* NPPO of Estonia (2017-11, 2018-02).