EPPO Global Database

Xanthomonas citri pv. citri(XANTCI)

Distribution details in Comoros

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1966
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: in all parts of the area (2006)
From CABI Disease map 011 (2006): Present, no details
First found in Mohéli island in 1966. Also present in Anjouan and Grande Comore.
* Aubert, B.; Luisetti, J.; Civerolo, E.L.; Cadet, T.; Laville, E. (1982) Le chancre citrique à l'Ile de la Réunion. Fruits 37(11), 705-722, 735.

* Grygiel P, Seny-Couty A, Abdou Hassani F, Boyer C, Boyer K, Vernière C, Pruvost O, Hamza AA (2014) First report of Xanthomonas citri pv. citri pathotype A causing asiatic citrus canker in Grande Comore and Anjouan. Plant Disease 98(12), 1739-1740.

* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Comoros. Organismes nuisibles.(2006-01-18). https://www.ippc.int/index.php

* USDA (1982) Pests not known to occur in the United States or of limited distribution. No. 27. Citrus canker. USDA APHIS-PPQ, Beltsville, USA.