EPPO Global Database

Spiroplasma citri(SPIRCI)

Distribution details in Iran

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2022: Present, widespread
From CABI Disease map 375 (2013): Present, no details
* Khanchezar A, Izadpanah K, Salehi M (2012) Partial characterization of Spiroplasma citri isolates associated with necrotic yellows disease of safflower in Iran. Journal of Phytopathology 160(7-8), 331-336.
------- On safflower (Carthamus tinctorius) in Fars Province.

* Khanchezar A, Izadpanah K, Taghavi M, Béven L (2022) Genetic diversity of strains of Spiroplasma citri isolated in southern Iran. European Journal of Plant Pathology 163(2), 381-392.

* Omidi M, Hosseini-Pour A, Rahimian H, Massumi H, Saillard C (2011) Identification of Circulifer haematoceps (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) as vector of Spiroplasma citri in the Kerman province of Iran. Journal of Plant Pathology 93(1), 167-172.
------- Stubborn is the major problem in the citrus-growing province of Kerman.

* Rahimian H (1982) Iranian Journal of Plant Pathology 18 (1/4), 7-8.

* Vignault C (et al., 19) (1980) Comptes Rendus des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, D 290 (12), 775-778.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Iraq Present, no details view...
Pakistan Present, no details view...
Turkey Present, widespread view...