EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum'(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in Finland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 1098 (2016): Present, widespread
Note: the Solanaceae haplotypes of ‘Ca. L. solanacearum’ associated with zebra chip disease, as well as their psyllid vector, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), are absent from the EPPO region.

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/118) : on carrots (Daucus carota) and transmitted by Trioza apicalis.

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/129) : details about its distribution in Southern Finland.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/021) : haplotype C found in one asymtomatic potato plant.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/027) : new haplotype (U) found in the psyllid (Trioza urticae) and in Urtica dioica.
* Haapalainen M, Kivimäki P, Latvala S, Rastas M, Hannukkala A, Jauhiainen L, Lemmetty A, Pirhonen M, Virtanen A, Nissinen AI (2017) Frequency and occurrence of the carrot pathogen 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' haplotype C in Finland. Plant Pathology 66(4), 559-570.

* Haapalainen M, Latvala S, Rastas M, Wang J, Hannukkala A, Pirhonen M & Nissinen AI (2018) Carrot Pathogen ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ Haplotype C Detected in Symptomless Potato Plants in Finland. Potato Research, 61(1), 31–50. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11540-017-9350-3

* Haapalainen M, Wang J, Latvala S, Lehtonen MT, Pirhonen M, Nissinen AI (2018) Genetic variation of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ Haplotype C and identification of a novel haplotype from Trioza urticae and stinging nettle. Phytopathology 108(8), 925–934.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-12-17-0410-R

* Munyaneza JE, Fisher TW, Sengoda VG, Garczynski SF, Nissinen A, Lemmetty A (2010) First report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' associated with psyllid-affected carrots in Europe. Plant Disease 94( 5), p 639.

* Munyaneza JE, Fisher TW, Sengoda VG, Garczynski SF, Nissinen A, Lemmetty A (2010) Association of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' with the psyllid, Trioza apicalis (Hemiptera: Triozidae) in Europe. Journal of Economic Entomology, 103(4), 1060-1070.

* Munyaneza JE, Lemmetty A, Nissinen A, Sengoda VG, Fisher TW (2011) Molecular detection of Aster yellows phytoplasma and ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ in carrots affected by the psyllid, Trioza apicalis (Hemiptera: Triozidae) in Finland. Journal of Plant Pathology 93(3), 697-700.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Norway Present, restricted distribution view...
Sweden Present, restricted distribution view...