EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum'(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2016
EPPO Reporting Service (2018/036) : first found in 2016 in carrot fields in Sicilia.
* Catara V, Licciardello G, Linguaglossa M, Salonia F, Rapisarda C, La Rosa R, Cocuzza Massimino GE (2017) First report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ in carrot in Italy. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 56(2), p 296.

* Ilardi V, Di Nicola E, Tavazza M (2016) First report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ in commercial carrot seeds in Italy. Journal of Plant Pathology 98(2), p 374.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, restricted distribution view...
France Present, few occurrences view...
Slovenia Absent, confirmed by survey view...