EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Phytoplasma ulmi'(PHYPUL)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2014
Eradication in: 2017
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent, pest eradicated (2017-10)
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/089) : first found in January 2014 in Ulmus plants deriving from 10 mother plants which had been imported from Italy in 2010/2011. Tracing forward investigations are under way. Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/143) : successfully eradicated in 2017.
* Hodgetts J, fliant LJ, Fox A (2015) First report of 'Candidatus phytoplasma ulmi' (16SrV-A) associated with Ulmus cultivar Morfeo (elm) in the United Kingdom. New Disease Reports 32, 26. [http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2015.032.026]

* NPPO of the United Kingdom (2014-02, 2014-06, 2017-10).