EPPO Global Database

Bursaphelenchus xylophilus(BURSXY)

Distribution details in Finland

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Absent, confirmed by survey
From CABI Disease map 789 (2015): Absent, intercepted only
From NPPO: Absent, confirmed by survey
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service 502/01 and 502/05. Intercepted in sawn wood from Canada. Also 521/17 of 1992-03, on wood chips from US.

From NPPO (2011): official surveys in 2011 confirmed the absence of pine wood nematode in Finland.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/014) : official surveys in 2012 confirmed the absence of pine wood nematode in Finland.

From NPPO (2015): official surveys in 2011 confirmed the absence of pine wood nematode in Finland. Intercepted in one wooden package material imported from the USA.

From NPPO (2018): official surveys in 2017 confirmed the absence of pine wood nematode in Finland. In total, 447 wood samples were tested and inspections were carried out in risk areas (294 sites - 70%) and forest areas (124 sites - 30%). All results were negative.
References
* NPPO of Finland (2011-12, 2012-12, 2013-01, 2016-02, 2018-04).

* Tomminen, J. (1991) Silva Fennica 25 (2), 109-111.

* Tomminen, J.; Nuorteva, M. (1992) Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 7 (1), 113-120.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Norway Absent, confirmed by survey view...
Sweden Absent, intercepted only view...