EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum'(LIBEPS)

Distribution details in United States of America (Texas)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 1098 (2016): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/089)

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/117) : detected for the first time in field tomatoes in Lubbock county.
* Abad JA, Bandla M, French-Monar RD, Liefting LW, Clover GRG (2009) First report of the detection of 'Candidatus Liberibacter' species in zebra chip disease-infected potato plants in the United States. Plant Disease 93(1), 108-109.

* 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

* French-Monar RD, Patton AF, III Douglas JM, Abad JA, Schuster G, Wallace RW, Wheeler TA (2010) First report of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" on field tomatoes in the United States. Plant Disease 94(4), p 481.

* Secor GA, Lee IM, Bottner KD (2006) First report of a defect of processing potatoes in Texas and Nebraska associated with a new phytoplasma. Plant Disease 90(3), p 377.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Present, few occurrences view...
Canada Alberta Present, few occurrences view...
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...