EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum'(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in Norway

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 1098 (2016): Present, restricted distribution
Note: the Solanaceae haplotypes of ‘Ca. L. solanacearum’ associated with zebra chip disease, as well as their psyllid vector, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), are absent from the EPPO region.

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/120) : detected for the first time in 2011 on carrots (Daucus carota) in southeastern Norway and transmitted by Trioza apicalis.

EPPO Reporting Service (2015/091) : surveys conducted in carrot crops in 2011/2012 have shown that it is widespread in several counties in Southeastern Norway, where most carrot crops are grown.
* Munyaneza JE, Sengoda VG, Sundheim L, Meadow R (2012) First report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ associated with psyllid-affected carrots in Norway. Plant Disease 96(3), p 454.

* Munyaneza JE, Sengoda VG, Sundheim L, Meadow R (2014) Survey of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' in carrot crops affected by the psyllid Trioza apicalis (Hemiptera: Triozidae) in Norway. Journal of Plant Pathology 96(2), 397-402.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Sweden Present, restricted distribution view...