EPPO Global Database

Xanthomonas citri pv. citri(XANTCI)

Distribution details in Ethiopia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2007
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/201) : first record on Mexican lime (Citrus aurantiifolia) and sour orange (C. aurantium).
* Eshetu D, Sijam K (2007) Citrus canker: a new disease of Mexican lime (Citrus aurantiifolia) and sour orange (C. aurantium) in Ethiopia. Fruits 62(2), 89-98 (abst.).
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* Derso E, Vernière C, Pruvost O (2009) First report of Xanthomonas citri pv. citri-A* causing citrus canker on lime in Ethiopia. Plant Disease 93(2), p 203.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Kenya Absent, confirmed by survey view...
Somalia Present, few occurrences view...
Sudan Present, restricted distribution view...