First record of Mycosphaerella dearnessii in Lithuania
The NPPO of Lithuania recently informed the EPPO Secretariat of the first occurrence of Mycosphaerella dearnessii (anamorph Lecanosticta acicola – EPPO A2 List) on its territory. The pathogen was detected in the Curonian Lagoon near the Baltic Sea in the Klaipeda region (West of Lithuania). Phytosanitary measures are being elaborated.
The situation of Mycosphaerella dearnessii in Lithuania can be described as follows: Present, first found in 2010 in the Curonian Lagoon (Klaipeda region), under official control.
NPPO of Lithuania (2010-11).