EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 2014 Num. article: 2014/003

First report of Erwinia amylovora in Ukraine

In Ukraine, the first outbreaks of Erwinia amylovora (EPPO A2 List) were detected in 2007 in the Zakarpattia and Chernivtsi regions (total area of 45.9 ha). In 2011, fireblight was also observed in the Vinnytsa, Lviv and Rivne regions in an area of 61 ha.
The situation of Erwinia amylovora in Ukraine can be described as follows: Present, under official control.


Fedorenko V, Pylypenko L (2012) Quarantine and invasive species in Ukraine. Progress in Plant Protection 52(4), 1156-1164.