Survey on Erwinia amylovora in Estonia
In Estonia, a survey on Erwinia amylovora (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) was initiated in 2000 and continued in 2001. Samples were taken from host plants (mainly Amelanchier, Chaenomeles, Cotoneaster, Crataegus, Cydonia, Malus, Pyrus, Sorbus) in parks, orchards, and nurseries. In total, 260 samples in 2000 and 345 samples in 2001 were respectively collected from all Estonian districts. During 2000 and 2001, E. amylovora was not found. Surveys will continue. The situation of E. amylovora in Estonia can be described as follows: Absent, confirmed by surveys.
NPPO of Estonia, 2001-12.