EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum'(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in United States of America (Montana)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Absent, unreliable record
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/089)

The possible presence of the bacterium in Montana has not been confirmed by any other sources. In the EPPO PRA (2012), this record was considered doubtful.
* 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

* EPPO (2012) Final pest risk analysis for Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum in Solanaceae. EPPO,
Paris, 110 pp.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Present, few occurrences view...
Canada Alberta Present, few occurrences view...
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...