Another occurrence of Discula destructiva in Germany
The NPPO of Germany informed the EPPO Secretariat that another occurrence of Discula destructiva (causal agent of dogwood anthracnose – EPPO Alert List) was found in Germany (see also EPPO RS 2003/138). In May 2003, leaves and twigs of a plant of Cornus florida (flowering dogwood) located in a private garden in Hessen showed clear symptoms of D. destructiva.
The declared status of D. destructiva in Germany is: Present, few outbreaks, to be determined by further monitoring.
NPPO of Germany, 2003-12.