EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Phytoplasma solani'(PHYPSO)

Distribution details in Japan

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2017
EPPO Reporting Service (2020/067) : first found in 2017 in in Susaki city (Kochi Prefecture, Shikoku) on Capsicum annuum plants showing chlorosis on leaves and fruit.
* Shimomoto Y, Ikeda K, Asahina Y, Yano K, Oka M, Oki T, Yamasaki J, Takeuchi S, Morita Y (2019) First report of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma solani’ associated with pepper chlorosis of sweet pepper, Capsicum annuum L., in Japan. Journal of General Plant Pathology DOI: 10.1007/s10327-019-00889-z.