Dothistroma pini does not occur in Germany
In August 2018, the presence Dothistroma pini was reported in 3 Pinus plants in Thuringia, Germany (EPPO RS 2018/164). The NPPO of Germany recently informed the EPPO Secretariat that due to a communication problem, a wrong test result was communicated by the laboratory. In fact, the pathogen was identified as Dothistroma septosporum (EU Annexes). D. pini is still absent from Germany.
The pest status of Dothistroma septosporum in Germany is officially declared as: Present, only in some parts of the Member State concerned.
The pest status of Dothistroma pini in Germany is officially declared as: Absent, no pest records.
NPPO of Germany (2018-09).