EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 1987 Num. article: 1987/01

Fireblight in Ireland

Erwinia amylovora was confirmed in Ireland for the first time in October 1986 on species of Cotoneaster, Pyracantha and Sorbus. An eradication programme has been set up and will continue throughout 1987.


Plant Protection Service, Department of Agriculture, Dublin, Ireland.