EPPO Global Database

Xanthomonas citri pv. citri(XANTCI)

Distribution details in Australia (Queensland)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2004
Eradication in: 2009
From CABI Disease map 011 (2006): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2004/102) : outbreak in 2004-07 at Emerald, Queensland. Eradication measures applied (restrictions on movement, destruction of 80000 trees).

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/108) : the NPPO of Australia officially declared the eradication of citrus canker from Queensland (and therefore Australia) in January 2009.
* Catley, A. (1988) FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 36 (4), 184.
------- Eradicated from Thursday Island in the Torres Strait after an outbreak in 1984.

* Jones, D. R. (1991) Australasian Plant Pathology 20 (3), 89-91.
------- Declared eradicated from Thursday Island, Torres Strait in Sep. 1988.

* NPPO of Australia (2009) Eradication of citrus canker from Australia. Official Pest Report. IPPC website (FAO). http://www.ippc.int