Detection of Frosty Pod Rot in Jamaica

Publication Date
Thu, 29 Sep 2016, 04:51
Last Updated
Sept. 29, 2016, 7:18 a.m.
Report Number
JAM-08/2
Country
Jamaica
Pest Id
Moniliophthora roreri - (MONPRO)
Report Status
Preliminary
Hosts
Major host: Theobroma cacao (cocoa)
Pest Status
  • Present: subject to official control
Geographical Distribution
Currently identified in one parish in Jamaica and is currently subjected to a delimiting survey and officially regulated with the intent to eradicate.
Summary

Moniliopthtora roreri (frosty pod rot) has been detected and confirmed in one parish in Jamaica. The disease is currently subjected to official regulation with the country moving swiftly to effect eradication the pest.

Contact for info
Ms. Sanniel Wilson Chief Plant Quarantine Officer Plant Quarantine/ Produce Inspection Branch Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Jamaica E:sswilson@micaf.gov.jm T: 876-977-6401/977-0637
Issue keywords
Commodity keywords

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