EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 07 - 2000 Num. article: 2000/116

Ciborinia camelliae found in Portugal

In a 2000 survey, Ciborinia camelliae (EPPO A1 quarantine pest) has been found in Portugal on Camellia in public and private gardens and garden centres in the regions of Entre Douro e Minho, Beira Litoral and Ribatejo e Oeste. The plants were of different ages and origins (Portugal or other EU countries). It is recalled that in a 1999 survey (RS 99/155), C. camelliae was found in several EU countries, but not in Portugal. In terms of ISPM No 8, its status could be categorized as "Present: only in some areas, subject to official control"


NPPO of Portugal