EPPO Global Database

Liberibacter solanacearum(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in Nicaragua

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2011
From CABI Disease map 1098 (2016): Present, widespread
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/002) : first found in 2011, detected in a few potato fields (departments of Estelí and Jinotega).

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/029) : found in April 2012 on tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum) in several departments including Esteli and Nueva Segovia.
References
* Bextine BR, Arp A, Flores E, Aguilar EY, Schindler, Soza Gomez F, Rueda AA (2013) First report of zebra chip and ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ on potatoes in Nicaragua. Plant Disease 97 (8), p 1109.

* Munyaneza JE, Sengoda VG, Aguilar E, Bextine B, McCue KF (2013) First report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ associated with psyllid-infested tobacco in Nicaragua. Plant Disease 97(9), 1244-1245.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Honduras Present, no details view...