Phytophthora lateralis in Chamaecyparis found in 2005

Publication Date
Thu, 10 Aug 2006, 00:00
Last Updated
Aug. 9, 2006, 9:01 a.m.
Report Number
NLD-04/2
Country
Netherlands
Pest Id
Phytophthora infestans - (PHYTIN)
Report Status
Final
Hosts
Chamaecyparis plants for planting
Pest Status
  • Absent: pest eradicated
Geographical Distribution
One nursery in the Netherlands
Summary

During routine surveillance in 2005, an infestation of Phytophthora lateralis in Chamaecyparis plants was found at a nursery where ornamental plants are grown. Measures for eradication and prevention of spread have been implemented. The source of the infestation was not identified.

Danger
Measures for eradication and prevention of spread have been implemented. The source of the infestation was not found in further investigations. Phytophthora lateralis is not listed as a quarantine organism in the EU. In an initial assessment carried out by the Netherlands Plant Protection Service this fungus was considered to be a possible phytosanitary risk. EPPO has carried out a full PRA for this fungus.
Report files
Website
http://www9.minlnv.nl/servlet/page?_pageid=100&_dad=portal30&_schema=PORTAL30&p_item_id=128007
http://www9.minlnv.nl/servlet/page?_pageid=1132&_dad=portal30&_schema=PORTAL30

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