EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Phytoplasma mali'(PHYPMA)

Distribution details in Croatia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1960
From CABI Disease map 761 (2013): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
Found around 1960 in a large plantation.

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/206) : during a survey (2011-2014), the presence of the pathogen in apple (Malus domestica) and psyllid vector (Cacopsylla picta) was confirmed by molecular tests.
* Krizanac I, Plavec J, Budinscak Z, Ivic D, Skoric D, Segura Music M (2017) Apple proliferation disease in Croatian orchards: a molecular characterization of 'Candidatus Phytoplasma mali'. Journal of Plant Pathology 99(1), 95-101.

* NPPO of Croatia (1996).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bosnia and Herzegovina Present, no details view...
Hungary Present, widespread view...
Serbia Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovenia Present, widespread view...