EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum'(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in United States of America (Colorado)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 1098 (2016): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/089) : presence recorded.

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/083) : detected on glasshouse tomato crops (samples had been collected in 2002 and stored before being tested again).
References
* Biosecurity Australia (2009) Draft pest risk analysis report for ‘Candidatus Liberibacter psyllaurous’ in fresh fruit, potato tubers, nursery stock and its vector the tomato-potato psyllid. Biosecurity Australia, Canberra, 110 pp. http://www.daff.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/1108691/Candidatus_Liberibacter_psyllaurous_draft_PRA_20090506.pdf

* McKenzie CL, Shatters Jr RG (2009) First report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter psyllaurous’ associated with psyllid yellows of tomato in Colorado. Plant Disease 93(10), p 1074.

* Wen A, Mallik I, Alvarado VY, Pasche JS, Wang X, Li W, Levy L, Lin H, Scholthof HB, Mirkov TE, Rush CM, Gudmestad NC (2009) Detection, distribution, and genetic variability of 'Candidatus Liberibacter' species associated with zebra complex disease of potato in North America. Plant Disease 93(11), 1102-1115.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Present, few occurrences view...
Canada Alberta Present, few occurrences view...
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...