Official Pest Reports

Official Pest Reports are provided by National Plant Protection Organizations within the NAPPO region. These Pest Reports are intended to comply with the International Plant Protection Convention's Standard on Pest Reporting, endorsed by the Interim Commission on Phytosanitary Measures in March 2002.

Mexican Flag Detection of severe strain of Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) in the municipality of Cazones de Herrera, Veracruz.
Date posted: 08/23/2017
Contact: Dr. Francisco Javier Trujillo Arriaga, Director General de Sanidad Vegetal. trujillo@senasica.gob.mx

As part of the actions applied by the National System for Phytosanitary Epidemiological Surveillance in Mexico, a severe strain of the Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) was detected in the community of Tajamanil, municipality of Cazones de Herrera.

SENASICA, through the Plant Health General Directorate, initiated phytosanitary actions, such as delimiting the outbreak and removal of positive plants.

Based on this and according to the International Plant Protection Convention standards, the severe strain of Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) is considered a quarantine pest, transitory, actionable and under eradication in Mexico.