EPPO Global Database

Bursaphelenchus xylophilus(BURSXY)

Distribution details in China (Hunan)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 789 (2015): Present, no details
The bibliographic sources (Yang et al., 1987; Yin et al., 1988) indicate only that inoculation studies were done in Hunan. There is no clear record that the nematode is naturally present in that province.

The publication from Shi et al. (2013) considers that B. xylophilus occurs in Hunan.
* Shi J, Chen F, Luo YQ, Wang Z, Xie BY (2013) First isolation of pine wood nematode from Pinus tabuliformis forests in China. Forest Pathology 43, 59-66.
------- Confirms presence.

* Yang, B. J. (et al.) (1987?) Acta Phytopathologica Sinica 17 (4), 211-214.
------- Lab. test only.

* Yin, K.; Fang, Y.; Tarjan, A. C. (1988) Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington 55 (1), 1-11.

* Zhou LF, Chen FM, Xie LY, Pan HY, Ye JR (2017) Genetic diversity of pine-parasitic nematodes Bursaphelenchus xylophilus and Bursaphelenchus mucronatus in China. Forest Pathology. DOI: 10.1111/efp.12334
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Vietnam Absent, unreliable record view...