EPPO Global Database

Tanzanian lethal decline phytoplasma(PHYP54)

Distribution details in Mozambique

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1997: Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (97/222): the East African form of lethal yellowing, which is distinct from the West African and Caribbean forms, occurs in Mozambique as well as in Tanzania where it was originally described.
References
* Tymon, A.M.; Jones, P.; Harrison, N.A. (1997) Detection and differentiation of African coconut phytoplasmas: RFLP analysis of PCR-amplified 16S rDNA and DNA hybridisation. Annals of applied Biology, 31(1), 91-102.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Tanzania Present, no details view...