EPPO Global Database

Liberibacter solanacearum(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in Norfolk Island

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, no details
Comments
Both 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' and its vector (Bactericera cockerelli) have been found to be widely spread at varying densities across the island.
References
* ProMed posting (no. 20150417.3303297) of 2015-04-17. Liberibacter, solanaceous crops - Norfolk Island: 1st rep. http://www.promedmail.org/post/20150417.3303297

* Thomas JE, Geering ADW, Maynard G (2018) Detection of ‚ÄúCandidatus Liberibacter solanacearum‚ÄĚ in tomato on Norfolk Island, Australia. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 13(7). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13314-018-0289-2
-------- Haplotype A on tomato.