EPPO Global Database

Ambrosia artemisiifolia(AMBEL)

Distribution details in Ukraine

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, widespread
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, subject to official control (2018-02)
Comments
The annual report for 1996 gives the following distribution by province:
- West: Chernovtsy, Ivano-Frankovsk, Khmel'nitskii, L'vov, Rovno, Zakarpat'e
- Centre: Cherkassy, Kiev, Kirovograd, Poltava, Sumy, Vinnitsa,
- South: Kherson, Krym, Nikolaev, Odessa, Zaporozh'e
- East: Dnepropetrovsk, Donetsk, Khar'kov, Lugansk

From Fedorenko & Pylypenko (2012), the weed has heavily colonized the country. It occurs in all regions, including the Autonomous Republic of Crimea.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/075) : the total infested area is estimated to be 3 316 805 ha (in 1 autonomous republic and 24 oblasts).
References
* Annual report from the NPPO of Ukraine (1996).

* Brunel S, Schrader G, Brundu G, Fried G (2010) Emerging invasive alien plants for the Mediterranean Basin. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 40(2), 219-238.

* Fedorenko V, Pylypenko L (2012) Quarantine and invasive species in Ukraine. Progress in Plant Protection 52(4), 1156-1164.

* NPPO of Ukraine (2014-04, 2018-02).

* Podberezko IM, Pylypenko LA, Mar'uschkina VY, Borzykh O (2013) Practical and economic efficacy of Ambrosia artemisiifolia L. surveillance in compliance with the international standards. Journal of Plant Protection Research 53(4), 392-398.
------- Results of the 2010 surveillance programme are shown on a map.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belarus Present, few occurrences view...
Hungary Present, widespread view...
Moldova Present, few occurrences view...
Poland Present, restricted distribution view...
Romania Present, no details view...
Russia Central Russia Present, widespread view...
Russia Northern Russia Present, few occurrences view...
Russia Southern Russia Present, widespread view...
Russia Western Siberia Present, few occurrences view...
Russia Far East Present, restricted distribution view...
Russia Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovakia Present, no details view...