Update on the situation of Thekopsora minima in Germany
In Germany, Thekopsora minima (EPPO A2 List) was first reported in 2015 (EPPO RS 2016/057) in Lower-Saxony. In July 2019, T. minima was found on Vaccinium plants in a garden centre in Brandenburg during inspections for the national monitoring programme. The plants were intended for final consumers. Official phytosanitary measures have been taken. The infected lot will be destroyed and samples have been taken from a second lot in the same premises.
The pest status of Thekopsora minima in Germany is officially declared as: Present, only in some parts of the Member State concerned.
NPPO of Germany (2019-10).