EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Phytoplasma solani'(PHYPSO)

Distribution details in Spain

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, few records (2011-06).
EPPO Reporting Service (95/210): on grapevine, up to this time only grapevine bois noir phytoplasma (i.e. stolbur) was found in Spain, not flavescence dorée.

EPPO Reporting Service (96/050): stolbur first found in 1977. Since then, in Murcia, Ebro valley, Zaragoza, Badajoz and Logrono. Serious symptoms on tomato and capsicum in Valencia in 1994.

EPPO Reporting Service (2001/142) : found in young grapevine plantations in La Rioja.

From Batlle & Laviña (2011); Sabaté et al. (2014), both bois noir and its vector (Hyalesthes obsoletus) occur in Aragon, La Rioja, Cataluña, Pais Vasco (Rioja alavesa), and Navarra. In surveyed vineyards, disease incidence could vary from 5% to 80%.
* Anonymous(2000) Balance fitosanitario de los cultivos españoles durante el año 2000. Phytoma-España no. 127, 18-46 and no. 128, 26-51.

* Avinent, L.; Llácer, G. (1995) El "stolbur" del tomate: detección en España mediante la reacción en cadena de la polimerase (PCR). Boletín de Sanidad Vegetal, Plagas, 21(3), 417-423.

* Batlle A, Larrue J, Clair D, Daire X, Boudon-Padieu E, Lavina A (1995) Identificacion del fitoplasma asociado al Bois Noir de la vina en Espana. Phytoma-Espana no. 68, 40-44.

* Batlle A, Laviña A (2011) Avance en el estudio de los fitoplasmas causantes de enfermedades de frutales y viña. Phytoma-España, no. 233, 48-52.

* NPPO of Spain (2011-06).

* Sabaté J, Laviña A, Batlle A (2014) Incidence of bois noir phytoplasma in different viticulture regions of Spain and Stolbur isolates distribution and vectors. European Journal of Plant Pathology 139(1), 139-185.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Portugal Absent, confirmed by survey view...