Leguay, A.


First Report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ in Carrot in France

Loiseau et al. (2014). Plant Disease 98 (6)
“Liberibacter solanacearum”
In summer 2012, carrot (Daucus carota L.) plants displaying symptoms of leaf yellowing, stunting and proliferation of dwarfed shoots with bushy tops, and a dense hairy growth of secondary roots were observed. Symptomatic carrots were collected from three fields used for seed production and located in Region Centre of France near Orléans. The presence of psyllids (Psyllidae) in one of the fields was reported but they were not clearly identified. Fifty percent of the field was infected. Due to a