Detection of Lethal Yellowing in St. Kitts and Nevis

Publication Date
Vie, 11 May 2012, 00:00
Last Updated
Mayo 10, 2012, 9:01 a.m.
Report Number
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Pest Id
Coconut lethal yellowing phytoplasma - (PHYP56)
Report Status
Susceptible Palms (e.g. Coconut palms)
Pest Status
  • Unknown
Geographical Distribution
Northern and Eastern parts of St. Kitts, entire island of Nevis.

Surveillance activities led to the detection of the presence of a disease in palms. Coconut tissue samples were sent for identification and a definitive diagnosis was received that Lethal Yellowing was present as of 11th April, 2012 on St.Kitts.

Lethal Yellowing present in Nevis since April, 2005.

Reporting the presence of the disease in the countries.
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