EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Phytoplasma mali'(PHYPMA)

Distribution details in Slovenia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, widespread
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: in all parts of the area (2017-07)
From CABI Disease map 761 (2013): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2007/074) : confirmed as present in Slovenia in apple. Also found, by molecular techniques, in the new hosts Prunus armeniaca, P. avium and P. domestica.

From NPPO (2017): under official control.
* Dermastia M, Dolanc D, Mlinar P, Mehle N (2018) Molecular diversity of 'Candidatus Phytoplasma mali' and 'Ca. P. prunorum' in orchards in Slovenia. European Journal of Plant Pathology 152(3), 791-800.
------- High genetic diversity.

* Lesnik, M.; Ravnikar, M.; Brzin, J.; Mehle, N.; Petrovic, N.; Tojnko, S.; Lesnik, M. (2007) Hmeljarski Bilten 14, 43-53.

* Loi, N.; Ermacora, P.; Carraro, L.; Osler, R.; Chen, T. A. (2002) European Journal of Plant Pathology 108 (1), 81-86.

* Mehle N, Brzin J, Boben J, Hren M, Frank J, Petrovič N, Gruden K, Dreo T, Žežlina I, Seljak G, Ravnikar M (2007) First report of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma mali’ in Prunus avium, P. armeniaca and P. domestica. New Disease Reports. http://www.bspp.org.uk/ndr/jan2007/2006-90.asp

* Mehle N, Ravnikar M, Seljak G, Knapic V, Dermastia M (2011) The most widespread phytoplasmas, vectors and measures for disease control in Slovenia. Phytopathogenic Mollicutes 1(2), 1-12.
------- Planting material (apple) under official control.

* NPPO of Slovenia (2017-07).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, restricted distribution view...
Croatia Present, restricted distribution view...
Hungary Present, widespread view...
Italy Present, widespread view...