EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 07 - 2004 Num. article: 2004/105

First report of Phytophthora ramorum in Switzerland

In Switzerland, Phytophthora ramorum (EPPO Alert List) was found for the first time in a nursery in the Swiss Plateau (region between Jura and the Alps) on a wilting Viburnum. Control measures were immediately applied to prevent any further spread.
The situation of P. ramorum in Switzerland can be described as follows: Present, first reported in 2004 on Viburnum in one nursery, under eradication.


Heiniger, U.; Theile, F.; Stadler, B. (2004) [First finding of Phytophthora ramorum in Switzerland.]
Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Forstwesen, 155(2), 53-54 (abst.).