EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 09 - 1996 Num. article: 1996/172

Situation of cherry little cherry disease in Germany

In the north of Germany and during the last few years, cherry little cherry disease (EU Annex II/A1 for non-European isolates) has spread and caused increasing yield losses in sweet cherry (Prunus avium) orchards. In 1994, diseased cherry trees were observed in 30 orchards, 1200 trees were infected and 760 trees were cut down.


Harms, M.; Büttner, C.; Graf, H.; Schickedanz, F. (1996) [Investigations on the spread of little cherry disease in sweet cherries of north German orchards.]
Erwerbsobstbau, 38(1), 2-7.