EPPO Global Database

Xylella fastidiosa(XYLEFA)

Distribution details in United States of America (Georgia)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, widespread
From CABI Disease map 262 (2015): Present, widespread
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/074) : found for the first time in the 2000s on blueberries (Vaccinium spp.) causing a leaf scorch disease.
*Ali ME, Hudson O, Waliullah S, Ji P, Williams-Woodward JL, Oliver JE (2020) First report of bacterial leaf scorch disease of American elm caused by Xylella fastidiosa in Georgia, USA. Plant Disease 104(6), 1853. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-11-19-2367-PDN
------- On Ulmus americana.

* Bock CH, Oliver JE, Chen C, Hotchkiss MH, Stevenson KL, Wang X, Grauke LJ, Hilton AE, Jo YK, Randall JJ (2018) Pecan bacterial leaf scorch, caused by Xylella fastidiosa, is endemic in Georgia pecan orchards. Plant Health Progress. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-08-18-0045-S
-------- On Carya illinoinensis (detected in 60% of tested trees during a survey in 8 pecan orchards).

* Chang C, Brannen P, Krewer G, Boland R, Donaldson R (2007) Bacterial leaf scorch of blueberry: a new disease caused by Xylella fastidiosa. Phytopathology 97(7 suppl.), S20.
------- On Vaccinium

* Chen, J.; Chang, C. J.; Jarret, R. L.; Gawel, N. (1992) Phytopathology 82 (9), 973-977.
------- On grapevines.

* Holland, R. M.; Christiano, R. S. C.; Gamliel-Atinsky, E.; Scherm, H. (2014) Plant Disease 98 (4), 443-447.

University of Georgia (US). Cooperative Extension. Bacterial Leaf Scorch of Blueberry by Phillip M Brannen, Gerard Krewer, Bob Boland, Dan Horton, CJ Chang. http://pubs.caes.uga.edu/caespubs/pubcd/C922/C922.htm
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Ontario Present, few occurrences view...
Canada Present, few occurrences view...
Canada British Columbia Present, no details view...
Canada Saskatchewan Present, no details view...
Mexico Present, no details view...