Official Pest Report
Official Pest Reports are provided by National Plant Protection Organizations within the NAPPO region. These Pest Reports are intended to comply with the International Plant Protection Convention's Standard on Pest Reporting, endorsed by the Interim Commission on Phytosanitary Measures in March 2002.

Update on the detection of Xanthomonas citri, in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Country:
Mexico
Title:

Update on the detection of Xanthomonas citri, in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico.

Contact:
Francisco Ramírez y Ramírez, Plant Health General Director, + (55) 59 05 10 00 Ext. 51319, francisco.ramirez@senasica.gob.mx
Report:

As part of the activities conducted by the National System for Phytosanitary Epidemiological Surveillance in Mexico, some plants of Mexican lemon were detected with citrus canker (X. citri) on non-commercial urban areas. They were found in foliage in the following residential areas: Las Torres;  Miguel Hidalgo; Santa Cruz and Riveras Rancho Grande in the municipality of Reynosa and in the areas of common lands: Ampliación de La Loma and Vergeles in the municipality of San Fernando, state of Tamaulipas.

The National Service for Agri-Food Health, Safety, and Quality, through the Plant Health Directorate, has started these phytosanitary actions: delimitation and eradication. Based on this and according to the International Plant Protection Convention standards, X. citri is considered a quarantine pest, transient, and under eradication in Mexico.

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