EPPO Global Database

Ailanthus altissima(AILAL)

Distribution details in Turkey

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, no details
Comments
Ailanthus altissima was recorded in 2013 in two apple orchards in Turkey, growing next to apple trees in the Iğdir province. The plant has initially been planted as an ornamental and forestation tree in the Iğdir province as well as in other locations in Turkey. A. altissima is present in many parts of Turkey.
References
* Uludag A, Pehluvan M, Dogru B (2014) A new weed in fruit orchards: tree of heaven (Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle). Abstract of the 4th International Symposium on Environmental Weeds and Invasive Plants, Montpellier (FR), 2014-06-19-23.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Georgia Present, no details view...
Greece Kriti Present, no details view...
Greece Present, no details view...
Iran Present, no details view...