EPPO Global Database

Xanthomonas citri pv. citri(XANTCI)

Distribution details in Martinique

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Transient, under eradication
First recorded in: 2014
Pest status declared by NPPO: Transient, subject to a control programme, under eradication (2015-10)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2016/079) : first found in 2014 in a citrus orchard in the municipality of Morne Rouge. This outbreak was later eradicated but 2 more were found in 2015 in the municipalities of Lorrain and Saint-Pierre. Eradication continues.
References
* IICA Caraphin Report, Jan-Jun 1994.
------- EPPO data sheet of 1997 cited unconfirmed reports (without details). The French NPPO declared absence of citrus canker in 1933 and IICA Caraphin Report confirmed this.

* NPPO of France (1993, 2015-10).

* Richard D, Boyer C, Javegny S, Boyer K, Grygiel P, Pruvost O, Rioualec AL, Rakotobe V, Iotti J, Picard R, Vernière C, Audusseau C, François C, Olivier V, Moreau A, Chabirand A (2016) First report of Xanthomonas citri pv. citri pathotype A causing Asiatic citrus canker in Martinique, France. Plant Disease 100(9), p 1946.