EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia'(PHYPAF)

Distribution details in India (Maharashtra)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1999: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1995
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.
References
* Ghosh, D. K.; Das, A. K.; Shyam Singh; Singh, S. J.; Ahlawat, Y. S. (1999) Plant Disease 83 (3), 302.

* Yadav A, Thorat V, shouche Y (2016) Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia (16SrII Group) associated with witches’ broom disease of bamboo (Dendrocalamus strictus) in India. Plant Disease 100(1), p 209.
------- On Dendrocalamus strictus (bamboo).