EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia'(PHYPAF)

Hosts

Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Citrus aurantiifolia (CIDAF) Major host
* Al-Ghaithi AG, Al-Subhi AM, Mahmooli IH, Al-Sadi AM (2018) Genetic analysis of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia’ associated with witches’ broom on acid lime trees. PeerJ 6, e4480. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4480

* Bové JM (1986) Witches’ broom of lime. FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 34(4), 217-218.

* Garnier M, Zreik L, Bové JM (1991) Witches' broom, a lethal mycoplasmal disease of lime trees in the sultanate of Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Plant Disease 75(6), 546-551.

* Zreik L, Carle P, Bové JM, Garnier M (1995) Characterization of the mycoplasmalike organism associated with witches'-broom disease of lime and proposition of a Candidatus taxon for the organism, 'Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia'. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 45(3), 449–453.
Citrus limetta (CIDLM) Host
* Bové JM, Garnier M (2000) Witches’ broom disease of Lime. Arab Journal of Plant Protection 18, 148-152.
Citrus limettioides (CIDLT) Host
* Bové JM, Garnier M (2000) Witches’ broom disease of Lime. Arab Journal of Plant Protection 18, 148-152.
Citroncirus webberi (CJCWE) Experimental
* Garnier M, Zreik L, Bové JM (1991) Witches' broom, a lethal mycoplasmal disease of lime trees in the sultanate of Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Plant Disease 75, 546-551.
------- Graft-transmitted during experiments, but at low frequency and with slow symptom development.