EPPO Global Database

Xylella fastidiosa(XYLEFA)

Distribution details in Switzerland

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2015
Eradication in: 2018
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent, pest eradicated (2018-01)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/181) : detected in 4 imported coffee plants in September 2015 (re-exports from the Netherlands). These coffee plants were detained under glasshouse conditions (at 1 tropical plant centre and 1 garden centre). Situation is closer to that of an interception than to an outbreak. All coffee plants have been destroyed.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/083) : eradication was successful.
References
* NPPO of Switzerland (2015-10, 2018-01).

* EU Commission Implementing Decision 2015/789 of 18 May 2015 as regards measures to prevent the introduction into and the spread within the Union of Xylella fastidiosa (Wells et al.). http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/PDF/?uri=CELEX:32015D0789&from=EN
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Absent, confirmed by survey view...
France Corse Present, restricted distribution view...
France Transient, under eradication view...
Germany Absent, pest eradicated view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...