Eradication of citrus canker from Australia

Publication Date
Fri, 23 Jan 2009, 01:00
Last Updated
June 30, 2015, 7:30 a.m.
Report Number
AUS-18/2
Country
Australia
Pest Id
Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri - (XANTCI)
Report Status
Final
Hosts
Citrus
Pest Status
  • Absent: pest eradicated
Geographical Distribution
Emerald, Queensland
Summary

Citrus canker was detected in Australia around the township of Emerald in Queensland in 2004. Following this detection, a national eradication program was established. Citrus canker has now been successfully eradicated from Queensland and therefore Australia.

Danger
Eradication has been successfully completed.
Contact for info
Australian Chief Plant Protection Officer Australian Government Department of Agriculture, GPO Box 858 Canberra ACT 2601 Australia ippc.contactpoint@agriculture.gov.au
Issue keywords
Pest status:Absent/Absence
Commodity keywords

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