EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Phytoplasma solani'(PHYPSO)

Distribution details in Slovenia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent: no pest records on Solanaceae; Absent: confirmed by survey on maize; Present on Vitis: only in some areas where host crop(s) are grown (2017-07)
EPPO Reporting Service (1998/22) : surveys in all three grapevine-growing areas have shown that the cause of grapevine yellows is in all cases bois noir, i.e. stolbur phytoplasma.

From NPPO (2017): only found on Vitis.
* 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.
------- Bois noir occurs in all grapevine-growing regions. Tomato stolbur has been found on a few plants in Western Slovenia.

* NPPO of Slovenia (2017-07).

* Review of Plant Pathology, 77(1), p 81 (589).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, few occurrences view...
Croatia Present, restricted distribution view...
Hungary Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Present, widespread view...
Italy Sicilia Present, no details view...