EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum'(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in El Salvador

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2012
From CABI Disease map 1098 (2016): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/028) : first found in April 2012 in tomato fields near the town of Yuroconte (municipality of La Palma, Chalatenango department).
* Bextine B, Aguilar E, Sengoda VG, McCue KF, Munyaneza JE (2013) First report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ on tomato in El Salvador. Plant Disease 97(9), p 1244.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Guatemala Present, no details view...
Honduras Present, no details view...