Ceratocystis fimbriata f.sp. platani found in Aquitaine, France
In 2005, several new outbreaks of Ceratocystis fimbriata f.sp. platani (EPPO A2 List) had been reported in the south of France (EPPO RS 2007/010). In December 2006, a new outbreak was detected at Saint-Jean-de-Thurac (Lot-et-Garonne) in the Aquitaine region. Eradication measures were applied immediately. The disease is now recorded in five regions in France.
The situation of Ceratocystis fimbriata f.sp. platani in France can be described as follows: Present, scattered outbreaks (Aquitaine, Languedoc-Roussillon, Midi-Pyrénées, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Rhône-Alpes), under official control.
Anonymous (2007) Phyto-régions. Aquitaine. Chancre coloré en Lot-et-Garonne. Phytoma – La Défense des Végétaux no. 3, p 3.