EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum'(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in Israel

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, in all parts of the area where host crop is grown (2016-11)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2017/020) : first found in commercial carrot fields in Northern and Southern Israel (D haplotype only).
References
* Mawassi M, Dror O, Bar-Joseph M, Piasezky A, Sjölund JM, Levitzky N, Shoshana N, Meslenin L, Haviv S, Porat C, Katsir L, Kontsedalov S, Ghanim M, Zelinger-Reichert E, Arnsdorf YM, Gera A, Bahar O (2018) 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' is tightly associated with carrot yellows symptoms in Israel and transmitted by the prevalent psyllid vector Bactericera trigonica. Phytopathology 108(9), 1056-1066.

* NPPO of Israel (2016-11).