EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 02 - 2008 Num. article: 2008/031

Status of Phytophthora ramorum in the Czech Republic

As reported earlier in the EPPO RS 2005/159, Phytophthora ramorum (EPPO Alert List) was detected in 2003 on an imported lot of 15 Viburnum bodnantense plants which were subsequently destroyed. Further surveys were carried out in 2004 and 2005 and the pathogen was no longer found.
The pest status of Phytophthora ramorum in Czech Republic is officially declared as follows: Absent, one isolated outbreak linked to an imported consignment was eradicated.


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