EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia'(PHYPAF)

Distribution details in India (Karnataka)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 792 (1999): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (1999/171) : symptoms first seen on Citrus aurantiifolia in eastern Maharasthra. Surveys in 1995/1998 showed the disease to be present in other lime-producing states.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/154) : symptoms on Xerochrysum (Helichrysum) bracteatum
References
* Ashwathappa KV, Venkataravanappa V, Lakshminarayana Reddy CN, Swarnalatha P, Krishna Reddy M (2018) First report of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia’(16SrII-A) associated with strawflower phyllody. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 14, 28. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13314-019-0359-0
------- On Helichrysum bracteatum in an experimental plot of the College of Horticulture, Bangalore.

* Ghosh, D. K.; Das, A. K.; Shyam Singh; Singh, S. J.; Ahlawat, Y. S. (1999) Plant Disease 83 (3), 302.