Emerging Pest Alerts

Warning: The following Alerts have not been confirmed with the appropriate National Plant Protection Organization(s). They are provided solely as an early warning to users, for emerging plant pests that are not present in the North American region. Users should use this information with caution.
Emerging Pest Alerts are news items obtained from public sources. They do not serve as official communication from NAPPO. The "Emerging Pest Alerts" is an early warning tool for emerging plant pests that are not present in the North American region. In most cases, information within alerts is not confirmed with the corresponding National Plant Protection Organization. They are provided solely as an early warning to NAPPO countries and should be used with this disclaimer in mind.
Scientific Name Title Date Posted Sort ascending
Alert flag Tomato torrado virus First report of Tomato torrado virus in Panama 28 Jan 2009 09:00
Alert flag Geosmithia spp. and Pityophthorus juglandis Beetle-fungus infestation threatens black walnut (Juglans nigra) trees 18 Aug 2008 09:00
Alert flag Raffaelea lauricola sp. nov. Raffaelea lauricola sp. nov., new plant pathogen of Lauraceae vectored by ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus 30 Jul 2008 09:00
Alert flag Xylella fastidiosa First report of Xylella fastidiosa in avocado in Costa Rica 19 Jun 2008 09:00
Alert flag Candidatus Liberibacter sp. New bacterium detected in commercial greenhouses of tomato and pepper in New Zealand 09 Jun 2008 09:00
Alert flag Tomato apical stunt viroid Tomato apical stunt viroid found on Solanum jasminoides and Cestrum sp. 29 May 2008 09:00
Alert flag Tomato zonate spot virus (TZSV) (proposed) A significant new tospovirus of vegetable crops in Yunnan, China 13 May 2008 09:00
Alert flag Achatina fulica First report of Giant African Snail (Achatina fulica) in Antigua 21 Apr 2008 09:00
Alert flag Tuta absoluta First detection of tomato leafminer (Tuta absoluta) in Spain 17 Apr 2008 09:00
Alert flag Pseudomonas syringae pv. aesculi Update on Bleeding Canker of Horse Chestnut (UK & Europe) 16 Apr 2008 09:00
Alert flag Rhynchophorus ferrugineus First records of Red Palm Weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Oliver) in France, Greece, and Italy 17 Mar 2008 09:00
Alert flag Puccinia graminis f.sp. tritici race Ug99  Ug99 race of wheat stem rust found in Iran 11 Mar 2008 09:00
Alert flag Phytophthora kernoviae First report of Phytophthora kernoviae on wild Vaccinium 24 Jan 2008 09:00
Alert flag Ralstonia solanacearum New Research on Cold Tolerance of Ralstonia solanacearum Strains 14 Nov 2007 09:00
Alert flag Candidatus Phytoplasma mali New Host Records for 'Candidatus Phytoplasma mali', causal agent of Apple Proliferation Disease in Malus 14 Nov 2007 09:00
Alert flag Verticillium longisporum First Reports of Verticillium longisporum on Oilseed Rape (Brassica napus) in the United Kingdom (England) 29 Oct 2007 09:00
Alert flag Phytophthora pinifolia A new species of Phytophthora associated with dying pine needles in Chile 19 Oct 2007 09:00
Alert flag Bactrocera invadens Update on the distribution of Bactrocera invadens – First find in Bhutan 06 Sep 2007 09:00
Alert flag Columnea latent viroid First report of Columnea latent viroid on tomatoes in the United Kingdom 17 Aug 2007 09:00
Alert flag Unknown New cyst nematode discovered on corn in Tennessee, United States 08 Aug 2007 09:00
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