EPPO Global Database

Xylella fastidiosa(XYLEFA)

Distribution details in United States of America (Louisiana)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 262 (2015): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/003) : the presence of X. fastidiosa was confirmed in 2010 on Nerium oleander causing oleander leaf scorch in Bâton Rouge and Thibodeaux (earlier reports of X. fastidiosa in Louisiana are considered doubtful).
* Burbank LP, Sisterson MS, O’Leary ML (2020) Infection of Blueberry Cultivar ‘Emerald’ with a California Pierce’s Disease Strain of Xylella fastidiosa and Acquisition by Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter. Plant Disease 104:1, 154-160. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-19-1126-RE
------- on Vaccinium

* Melanson RA, Sanderlin RS, McTaggart AR, Ham JH (2012) A systematic study reveals that Xylella fastidiosa strains from pecan are part of X. fastidiosa subsp. multiplex. Plant Disease 96(8), 1123-1134.
------- On pecan (Carya illinoisensis).

* Sanderlin, R. S.; Heyderich-Alger, K. I. (2000) Plant Disease 84 (12), 1282-1286

* Singh R, Ferrin DM, Huang Q (2010) First report of Xylella fastidiosa associated with oleander leaf scorch in Louisiana. Plant Disease 94(2), p 274.
------- First record of X. fastidiosa associated with oleander leaf scorch in Louisiana (Bâton Rouge and Thibodeaux).
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...