EPPO Global Database

Coconut lethal yellowing phytoplasma(PHYP56)

Distribution details in United States of America (Florida)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2002: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 768 (1998): Present, no details
From NPPO: Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2002/114) : widespread in the 1970s in southern Florida, but not active now.
References
* Howard, F. W. (1980) Principes 24 (4), 174-178.

* Harrison, N.A.; Womack, M.; Carpio, M.L. (2002) Detection and characterization of a lethal yellowing (16SrIV) group phytoplasma in Canary island date palms affected by lethal decline in Texas. Phytopathology, 86(6), 676-681.

* Harrison, N. A.; Richardson, P. A.; Kramer, J. B.; Tsai, J. H. (1994) Plant Pathology 43 (6), 998-1008.

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

* Howard, F. W.; Atilano, R.; Barrant, C. I.; Harrison, N. A.; Theobold, W. F.; Williams, D. S. (1987) Journal of Plantation Crops 15 (2), 86-100.

* Poucher, C. (1973) Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 86, 480-481.

* Roberts, D. A.; Miller, J. W.; Seymour, C. P.; Knowles, J. H.; Dowling, C. F.; Pierce, W. H. (1972) Phytopathology 62 (5), 499.
------- First outbreak on Key Largo since 1968.

* Seymour, C. P.; Miller, J. W.; Roberts, D. A. , 788.
------- First record on Florida mainland, Miami, September 1971.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...