Phytosanitary incident: first finding of Glomerella acutata in Hungary
The NPPO of Hungary informed the EPPO Secretariat of the first finding of Glomerella acutata (anamorph Colletotrichum acutatum – EU Annexes) in Hungary. The fungus was found at Dánszentmiklós in Pest County, on the 2004-06-17. G. acutata was found on planting material of strawberry (Fragaria ananassa cv. Elsanta). All infected lots were destroyed and the NPPO now considers that the infection has been eradicated.
The situation of Glomerella acutata in Hungary can be described as follows: Absent, found once in 2004 in strawberry planting material in Pest County, eradicated.
NPPO of Hungary, 2005-01.