EPPO Global Database

Coconut lethal yellowing phytoplasma(PHYP56)

Distribution details in Bahamas

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1997: Absent, pest no longer present
First recorded in: 1946
From CABI Disease map 768 (1998): Present, no details
Comments
First record in 1946 but possibly for 20 years before; no longer present.

EPPO Reporting Service (1997/176) : present on the basis of visual inspection. The situation remains unclear.
References
* Anonymous (1995) CARAPHIN – Plant Health Report, January-December 1995, 51 pp. IICA, Barbados.

* Howard, F. W. (1983) FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 31 (3), 101-113.

* Howard, F. W.; Thomas, D. L.; Donselman, H. M.; Collins, M. E. (1979) FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 27 (4), 109-117.