EPPO Global Database

Liberibacter solanacearum(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, few occurrences
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2017/129) : for the moment, not found in crops. However, detected in parsley seeds (Petroselinum crispum) collected from local shops.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/009) : detected in Trioza anthrisci specimens caught by suction traps in Northeastern Scotland. For the moment, the pathogen has not been found in crops.
References
* Monger WA, Jeffries CJ (2016) First report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' in parsley (Petroselinum crispum) seed. New Disease Reports 34(31). http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2016.034.031

* Sjölund MJ, Clark M, Carnegie M, Greenslade AFC, Ouvrard D, Highet F, Sigvald R, Bell JR, Arnsdorf YM, Cairns R, Kenyon DM (2017) First report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' in the United Kingdom in the psyllid Trioza anthrisci. New Disease Reports 36(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2017.036.004