EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 07 - 1993 Num. article: 1993/128

Phialophora cinerescens present in Latvia

In Latvia, where carnations cover more than 25% of the glasshouse area devoted to flower production, 60% of the crops are affected by wilt diseases of which 45% are caused by Phialophora cinerescens (EPPO A2 quarantine pest). To control the disease investigations on the use on antagonistic bacteria and Trichoderma are carried out.


Bankina, B. (1992) The use of antagonists to prevent Phialophora wilt of carnations in Latvia.
Bulletin OILB/SROP 15, 130-132.