EPPO Global Database

Phytoplasma mali(PHYPMA)

Distribution details in Tunisia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 761 (2013): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/245) : first found in plums showing symptoms of decline.
References
* Ben Khalifa M, Fakhfakh H (2011) Detection of 16S rDNA of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma mali’ in plum decline in Tunisia. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 33(3), 332-336.
------- On plums (Prunus domestica).