EPPO Global Database

Xylella fastidiosa(XYLEFA)

Distribution details in India

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1992: Absent, unreliable record
From CABI Disease map 262 (2015): Absent, unreliable record
From NPPO: Absent, unreliable record
On almond. This isolated record is the only one from the Old World and is based on a test described in the 1970s; it requires confirmation by more modern methods.
* Jindal, K. K.; Sharma, R. C. (1987) Outbreaks and new records. Almond leaf scorch - a new disease from India. FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 35 (2), 64-65.
------- Recorded on almonds. The identification requires confirmation by modern techniques.