Exotic Pest Reporting
Theodor D. Leininger, USDA Forest Service, Bugwood.org
Bacterial leaf scorch
Bacterial leaf scorch (Xylella fastidiosa) is a bacterial pathogen of citrus trees. It is a native of Brazil and was first detected in New York in 2007.
Transmitted when sharpshooter leafhoppers feed on the xylem of the plant.
10/03/2019 - Spain: Plant disease is devastating almond trees
10/02/2019 - Plant Disease Is Devastating Spain's Almond Trees
06/11/2019 - Europe Updates Xylella Risk Assessment
02/22/2019 - Italy Fears Running Out of Olive Oil By April
02/19/2019 - Protesters Demand Aid for Olive Growers