EPPO Global Database

Xanthomonas citri pv. citri(XANTCI)

Distribution details in Egypt

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Absent, invalid record
EU Commission Decision 98/83 of 8 January 1998 recognized Egypt to be free from all strains of Xanthomonas campestris pathogenic to citrus.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/082) : the NPPO of Egypt officially denied the presence of citrus canker on its territory.
* NPPO of Egypt (2018-03).

* Tolba IH (2017) Etiological and some epidemiological features of bacterial citrus canker in Egypt. Journal of Plant Protection and Pathology, Mansour University 8(6), 247-259.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Israel Absent, confirmed by survey view...
Libya Absent, confirmed by survey view...
Sudan Present, restricted distribution view...