EPPO Global Database

Spiroplasma citri(SPIRCI)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, few occurrences
From CABI Disease map 375 (2013): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, few occurrences
In 2012, the NPPO declared the first detection in Puglia. S. citri was found in the province of Tarento on a single orange tree (Citrus sinensis cv. Navel). Pest status for Puglia: Transient, detected on a single plant, under eradication.
* Bradbury, J. F. (1991) IMI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria No. 105, Sheet 1046

* Catara & Terranova (1983) Le virosi delle piante da frutto. Italia Agricola (REDA).

* NPPO of Italy (1993, 2012-07).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Absent, no pest record view...
France Corse Present, restricted distribution view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovenia Absent, no pest record view...