EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum'(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in Greece

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2014
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2017/198) : detected in 2016 in carrots near Neochoraki, Central Greece. Re-examination of samples collected in 2014 in the same area were also found to be infected. Only haplotype D was found.
References
* Holeva MC, Glynos PE, Karafla CD (2017) First report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ on carrot in Greece. Plant Disease 101(10), p 1819.