EPPO Global Database

Xanthomonas citri pv. citri(XANTCI)

Distribution details in United States of America (Florida)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2004: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 011 (2006): Present, no details
Comments
EU Commission Decision 98/83, amended by 2001/440, recognizes Florida to be free from the pest, with the exception of Broward County, Collier County, Miami - Dade County, Hendry County, Hillsborough County, Manatee County.

EPPO Reporting Service (99/182): spreading in private gardens and commercial orchards. Now in Collier, Dade & Browards, Hendry, Manatee counties.

EPPO Reporting Service (2000/035) : continues to spread. Found in 1999 in Tampa Bay (Hillsborough county) in a private garden. 10 commercial orchards are infested in Miami-Dade county

EPPO Reporting Service (2001/012) : present in 7 counties (Broward, Dade, Palm Beach, Manatee, Hillsborough, Collier and Hendry). Active eradication. See also NAPPO Phytosanitary Alert of 2001-10-17

EPPO Reporting Service (2002/005) : also Desoto and Brevard counties

EPPO Reporting Service (2002/020) : also Martin county

NAPPO News Story of 2002-01-01: extending northwards in Brevard county

EPPO Reporting Service (2003/49): first found in Sarasota county, plus further finds in Manatee and Lee.

EPPO Reporting Service (2005/017) : first found in St Lucie county

EPPO Reporting Service (2006/123) : eradication programme abandoned
References
* Gottwald, T. R.; Graham, J. H.; Egel, D. S. (1992) Plant Disease 76 (4), 389-396.
------- Strain A.

* Stall, R. E.; Civerolo, E. L. (1991) Annual Review of Phytopathology 29, 399-420.
------- Results of research on the recent outbreak (since 1982) are discussed.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Transient, under eradication view...