EPPO Global Database

Alternaria mali(ALTEMA)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1994: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1920s
From CABI Disease map 702 (1996): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
From NAPPO: restricted distribution (eastern USA).

The fungus involved may not be identical with the "toxigenic" strain present in the Far East, which has however been found in North Carolina since 1987 (Filajdic & Sutton, 1991).
* Farr, D. F.; Bills, G. F.; Chamuris, G. P.; Rossman, A. Y. (1989) Fungi on plants and plant products in the United States. APS Press, St Paul, Minnesota, USA, 1252 pp.

* Filajdic, N.; Sutton, T. B. (1991) Plant Disease 75 (10), 1045-1048.
------- Identified on apples in North Carolina in 1987 and 1988.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Prince Edward Island Present, no details view...
Canada New Brunswick Present, no details view...
Canada Québec Present, no details view...
Canada Manitoba Present, no details view...
Canada Present, restricted distribution view...