EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 10 - 1996 Num. article: 1996/192

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.