EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Phytoplasma mali'(PHYPMA)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, widespread
From CABI Disease map 761 (2013): Present, widespread
From NPPO: Present, widespread
Apple proliferation mainly occurs in Northern Italy (Emilia-Romagna, Lombardia, Piemonte,Trentino-Alto Adige, Valle d'Aosta, Veneto), but it has also been found in the South (Basilicata).

EPPO Reporting Service (1993/121) : mainly in northern Italy. Important in a few areas of Friule and Alto Adige. Rare and unimportant in Veneto and Emilia-Romagna.

EPPO Reporting Service (1997/170) : observed in southern Italy in 1994/1995 for the first time.

EPPO Reporting Service (2000/077) : found in Trentino in 1999.

EPPO Reporting Service (2003/165) : widespread in Valle d'Aosta.
* Loi, N.; Carraro, L.; Musetti, R.; Firrao, G.; Osler, R. (1995) Journal of Phytopathology 143 (10), 581-584.
------- Friuli-Venezia Giulia.

* Malisano, G.; Firrao, G.; Locci, R. (1996) Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 26, 421-428.

* Marcone, C.; Ragozzino, A.; Serrone, P. del; Aloj, B.; Barba, M.; Seemuller, E. (1996) Petria 6 (2), 149-157.
------- First record in southern Italy.

* Marcone C, Seemüller E (2013) Widespread occurrence of apple proliferation disease in low-intensity orchards of Basilicata. Journal of Plant Pathology 95(4S), S4.50-51.
------- Basilicata region (Southern Italy).

* Minucci, C.; Navone, P.; Boccardo, G. (1996) Informatore Fitopatologico 46 (6), 47-49.
------- Piemonte.

* NPPO of Italy (1992).

* Refatti & Osler (1983) Le virosi delle piante da frutto. Italia Agricola (REDA).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, restricted distribution view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovenia Present, widespread view...
Switzerland Present, widespread view...