EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 2009 Num. article: 2009/009

Cylindrocladium buxicola found again in Austria in 2008

In 2008, the presence of Cylindrocladium buxicola (formerly EPPO Alert List) was reported for the first time in Austria on Buxus plants, in a private garden in Vienna (EPPO RS 2008/203). Another finding was made later in 2008, in a nursery in Steiermark (Styria). All infected Buxus plants were immediately destroyed. It was not possible to identify the origin of this outbreak.
The pest status of Cylindrocladium buxicola in Austria is officially declared as follows: Local outbreak, eradicated.


NPPO of Austria, 2008-12.