The bacterium Xylella fastidiosa has now been reported from the Americas, Europe (Italy and France), Asia (Taiwan), and the Middle-East (Iran). The list of important plant diseases caused by X. fastidiosa continues to increase, as does the list of host plant species. If you are interested in a comprehensive list of host plant species (as of Nov 2015), please visit a site maintained by the European Food Safety Authority. Here you can find information to some of the major diseases caused by this bacterium, organized by impacted host plant.




The list of symptomatic host plant species is by no means limited to these. But there is so much we can do…