Synchytrium endobioticum spores transported by car
Spores of Synchytrium endobioticum (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) were detected in 8 % of soil samples from passenger compartment floors of vehicles leaving Newfoundland, Canada by ferry. This was reported by by Hampson and associates in Newfoundland.
Hampson, M.C; Wood, S.L.; Coombes, J.W. (1996) The recovery of resting spores of Synchytrium endobioticum from soil in vehicle cabs at Port-aux-Basques, Newfoundland.
Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 18, 59-63.