EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 11 - 2002 Num. article: 2002/170

Monilinia fructicola found in Austria

The NPPO of Austria has recently informed the EPPO Secretariat that Monilinia fructicola was found in Austria for the first time during monitoring conducted in the framework of EU surveys. 3 positive peach fruits were found in 2 nurseries in the adjacent regions Niederösterreich and Wien. It has not been possible to determine the pathway of introduction into Austria. Monitoring will continue in 2003. The infested plants will be treated at the appropriate time. The pest status of Monilinia fructicola in Austria is declared as follows: Present, only in two locations.


NPPO of Austria, 2002-11