EFSA Journal

EFSA publishes all its scientific outputs, including its scientific opinions, in the EFSA Journal. It also issues a range of supporting publications. See also Definitions of EFSA Scientific Outputs and Supporting Publications.

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Pest categorisation of Thecaphora solani

The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of the fungus Thecaphora solani, the causal agent of smut of potato, for the EU. The identity of the pest is well established and reliable methods exist for its detection and identification. T. sol ...

Pest categorisation of Melampsora farlowii

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Melampsora farlowii, a well‐defined and distinguishable fungus of the family Melampsoraceae. M. farlowii is the causal agent of a leaf and ...

Guidance on quantitative pest risk assessment

This Guidance describes a two‐phase approach for a fit‐for‐purpose method for the assessment of plant pest risk in the territory of the EU. Phase one consists of pest categorisation to determine whether the pest has the characteristics of a quarantine pes ...

Pest categorisation of Lopholeucaspis japonica

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Plant Health Panel performed a pest categorisation of Lopholeucaspis japonica (Hemiptera: Diaspididae), an armoured scale which preferentially feeds on smooth barked woody trees and shrubs. The pe ...

Pest categorisation of Arceuthobium spp. (non‐EU)

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Arceuthobium spp. (non‐EU), a well‐defined and distinguishable group of parasitic plant species of the family Viscaceae, also known as dwar ...

Updated pest categorisation of Xylella fastidiosa

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Plant Health Panel updated its pest categorisation of  Xylella fastidiosa, previously delivered as part of the pest risk assessment published in 2015.  X. fastidiosa  is a Gram‐negative bacterium, ...

Pest categorisation of Synchytrium endobioticum

The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of the fungus  Synchytrium endobioticum, the causal agent of potato wart disease, for the European Union (EU). The identity of the pest is well established and reliable methods exist for its detect ...

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