EPPO Global Database

Bursaphelenchus xylophilus(BURSXY)

Distribution details in Korea, Republic

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1988
From CABI Disease map 789 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (514/13), of 1991-08-01.

EPPO Reporting Service (1996/208) : present in region of Busan (southeast of the country opposite Japanese island of Kyushu).

EPPO Reporting Service (1999/102) : continuing to spread northwards.

According to Cho et al. (2018): first found in 1988 in Busan, then in Pinus koraiensis forests of Gwangju (Gyeonggi-do) in December 2006. In 2007/2008, it was found in Wonju, Chuncheon, Namyangju, Pocheon, Sangju, Sancheong and Seoul. It is estimated that it has damaged 7800 ha of P. densiflora and P. koraiensis forests.
* Braasch, H. (1999) Nachrichtenblatt des Deutschen Pflanzenschutzdienstes 51 (5), 134-135.
------- Spreading north.

* Cho WS, Koo HN, Yun SH, Lee JS, Jeong DH, Kang WJ, Lee SJ, Kim HK, Han JH, Kwon YD, Kwon GH, Kim CH, Kim GH (2018) Electron beam-induced sterility and inhibition of ovarian development in the Sakhalin pine longicorn, Monochamus saltuarius (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 111(2), 725-731.

* Enda, N. (1989) Journal of Korean Forestry Society 78 (2), 248-253.

* Lee, S. M.; Choo, H. Y.; Park, N. C.; Moon, Y. S.; Kim, J. B. (1990) Korean Journal of Applied Entomology 29 (1), 14-19.

* Moon YilSeong; Lee SangMyeong; Park JiDoo; Yeo WoonHong (1995) FRI Journal of Forest Science (Seoul) No. 51, 119-126.
------- Pusan (Busan), first reported in 1988.