EPPO Global Database

Xylella fastidiosa(XYLEFA)

Distribution details in Turkey

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Absent, invalid record
From NPPO: Absent, confirmed by survey
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2016/192) : the results of the study by Güldür et al. (2005) which suggested the occurrence of almond leaf scorch in Turkey have not been confirmed by any other studies or surveys. The NPPO of Turkey confirmed in 2014 that this record should be considered as invalid, and restated its declaration in 2016.
References
* Güldür ME, Çağlar BK, Castellano MA, Ünlü L, Güran S, Yılmaz MA, Martelli GP (2005) First report of almond leaf scorch in Turkey. Journal of Plant Pathology 87(3), p 246.

* NPPO of Turkey (2014-11, 2016-10). See also IPPC website: https://www.ippc.int/static/media/files/pestreport/2016/10/06/Turkey_Decleration.pdf
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Iran Present, restricted distribution view...