EPPO Distribution List for Mycosphaerella dearnessii
EPPO RS 95/197 accidentaly inverted the data for Mycosphaerella gibsonii and M. dearnessii. We publish here an updated and corrected distribution list for M. dearnessii which takes into account the information from CABI, the new records in Switzerland, Germany (EPPO RS 95/239) and the detailled records in Jiangsu (CN) and Illinois (US) (EPPO RS 95/238).
EPPO Distribution List: Mycosphaerella dearnessii
The fungus appears to be of American origin and has spread to other continents. Its first report in the EPPO region was in 1978 but some forest pathologists have claimed that it was already present in a number of EPPO countries, for example Austria, Bulgaria, Spain. These suggestions are still under discussion.
EPPO region: Austria (unconfirmed), Bulgaria (unconfirmed), Croatia, France (under eradication), Germany, Greece (unconfirmed), Spain (unconfirmed), Switzerland.
Africa: South Africa.
Asia: China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Jiangsu, Jiangxi), Georgia.
North America: Canada (Manitoba), Mexico, USA (particularly in the southern coastal states, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virgina, Wisconsin).
Central America and Caribbean: Belize, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua.
South America: Colombia.
This distribution list replaces all previous published EPPO Distribution Lists on Mycosphaerella dearnessii!
EPPO Secretariat, Paris (1994-04)