EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Phytoplasma pyri'(PHYPPY)

Distribution details in Hungary

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 769 (2013): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (1998/125) : studies carried out on samples (leaves and shoots) taken from seven symptomatic pear plants (cvs Williams and Esperen's Bergamotte) in a nursery at Alsótekeres. Analysis (PCR, RFLP, PCR-ELISA) showed the presence of pear decline and apple proliferation phytoplasmas (in mixed infections in some cases).
References
* Jenser, G.; Sule, S.; Szita, E.; Tarjani, J. V. (2009) Novenyvedelem 45 (11), 595-603.

* Del Serrone, P.; La Starza, S.; Krystai, L.; Kölber, M.; Barba, M. (1998) Occurrence of apple proliferation and pear decline phytoplasmas in diseased pear trees in Hungary. Journal of Plant Pathology, 80(1), 53-58.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, few occurrences view...
Croatia Present, restricted distribution view...
Serbia Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovakia Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovenia Present, restricted distribution view...