EPPO Global Database

Opogona sacchari(OPOGSC)

Distribution details in United Kingdom (England)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, few occurrences
From CABI Pest map 594 (1999): Absent, pest eradicated
RS 487 of 1987-08-20: last outbreak 1982, last interception 1986; eradicated.

From country itself (1992): first found in 1960s, all introductions eradicated.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/056) : found in a public glasshouse in the South East of England on Musa acuminata and Costus spiralis. Under eradication.

From NPPO (2019): the outbreak of O. sacchari within the glasshouse (see above) has spread and it is no longer deemed feasible to eradicate this outbreak, it is now under containment. Chemical and biological treatments, as well as monitoring surveys are ongoing.
* Moreton, B. D. (1974) Plant Pathology 23 (4), 163-164.
------- Glasshouse only. Recorded in a nursery in East Sussex on cuttings imported from the Netherlands and Tenerife.

* NPPO of the United Kingdom (2017-10, 2019-01).

* Seymour, P. R.; Roberts, H.; Kilby, L. J. (1985) Reference Book, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, United Kingdom No. 442/83, iii + 68 pp.
------- Wales. Found during inspections of imported plant material.