EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Phytoplasma solani'(PHYPSO)

Distribution details in Canada

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2006
Eradication in: 2008
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent, pest eradicated (declaration made in 2008-04 for bois noir)
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/082) : in 2006 and 2007, isolated grapevines were found infected by bois noir (Stolbur phytoplasma) in British Columbia and Ontario, respectively. All infected plants had been imported from Europe. The vector, Hyalesthes obsoletus, does not occur in North America. All infected grapevines were destroyed and Bois noir was no longer detected. Bois noir was officially declared eradicated in 2008.
* Rott M, Johnson R, Masters C, Green M (2007) First report of bois noir phytoplasma in grapevine in Canada. Plant Disease 91(12), p 1682.

* INTERNET (last retrieved in 2008-04)
NAPPO Phytosanitary Alert System. Canada Official Pest Reports (2007-12-21) Bois noir phytoplasma infected plants found in Ontario, Canada. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=303