EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Phytoplasma prunorum'(PHYPPR)

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)
EPPO Reporting Service (2002/158) : first seen in 1999 in west (Nova Gorica). Confirmed as ESFY. The vector Cacopsylla pruni was also observed, and the disease has progressed through Slovenia in recent years, and is now present in Primorska, Kras and Maribor regions. Delimiting survey planned in 2003.

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.

* NPPO of Slovenia (2002-09, 2017-07).

* 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.
------- Present only in areas where host plants are grown, planting material under official control.

* Steffeck R, Follak S, Sauvion N, Labonne G, MacLeod A (2012) Distribution of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma prunorum’ and its vector Cacopsylla pruni in European fruit-growing areas: a review. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 42(2), 191-202.
------- Widespread.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, restricted distribution view...
Croatia Present, restricted distribution view...
Hungary Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Sardegna Present, no details view...