EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum'(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in Tunisia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2014
EPPO Reporting Service (2019/020) : first symptoms in carrot fields in 2014. Haplotypes D and E first identified in 2018.
* Ben Othmen S, Morán FE, Navarro I, Barbé S, Martínez C, Marco-Noales E, López MM (2018) ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ haplotypes D and E in carrot plants and seeds in Tunisia. Journal of Plant Pathology, 100(2), 197–207. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42161-018-0045-7