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 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 ...

Pest categorisation of Melampsora medusae

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Plant Health Panel performed a pest categorisation of Melampsora medusae, a well‐defined and distinguishable fungal species of the family Melampsoraceae. The pathogen is regulated in Annex IAI of ...

Pest categorisation of Xiphinema americanum sensu lato

The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Xiphinema americanum sensu lato (Nematoda: Longidoridae) for the EU. Sixty‐one species in this group are recognised. They are polyphagous pests found in soil associated with a number of plant sp ...

Pest categorisation of Pantoea stewartii subsp. stewartii

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Plant Health Panel performed a pest categorisation of Pantoea stewartii subsp. stewartii (hereafter P. s. subsp. stewartii). P. s. subsp. stewartii is a Gram‐negative bacterium that causes Stewart ...

Pest categorisation of Chrysomyxa arctostaphyli

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Chrysomyxa arctostaphyli, a well‐defined and distinguishable fungal species of the family Coleosporiaceae. The pathogen is regulated in Cou ...

Pest categorisation of Grapholita packardi

The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Grapholita packardi Zeller, (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), for the EU. G. packardi is a well‐defined and distinguishable species. It is widely distributed in the USA and has a restricted distributi ...

Pest categorisation of non‐EU Pissodes spp.

The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of the non‐EU Pissodes spp. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). They constitute a well‐defined taxon, with non‐EU species distributed in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, China, Japan, Kore ...

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