EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum'(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in Sweden

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2011
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in a limited part of Sweden (2016-10)
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 (2012/119) : detected for the first time in 2011 on carrots (Daucus carota) in Southern Sweden and transmitted by Trioza apicalis.

EPPO Reporting Service (2016/194) : more details about the finding made in 2011 on carrots in the county of Halland.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/009) : detected in Trioza anthrisci specimens caught by suction traps in Gotland.
* Munyaneza JE, Sengoda VG, Stegmark R, Arvidsson AK, Anderbrant O, Yuvaraj JK, Rämert, Nissinen A (2012) First report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ associated with psyllid-affected carrots in Sweden. Plant Disease 96(3), p 453.

* NPPO of Sweden (2016-10).

* Sjölund MJ, Clark M, Carnegie M, Greenslade AFC, Ouvrard D, Highet F, Sigvald R, Bell JR, Arnsdorf YM, Cairns R, Kenyon DM (2017) First report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' in the United Kingdom in the psyllid Trioza anthrisci. New Disease Reports 36(4). http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2017.036.004
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Finland Present, restricted distribution view...
Norway Present, restricted distribution view...