EPPO Global Database

Bursaphelenchus xylophilus(BURSXY)

Distribution details in Portugal (Madeira)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2009
From CABI Disease map 789 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/070) : first found in November 2009 near Funchal, then detected in other localities (Machico, São Vicente, Santa Cruz, Santana, and Calheta), under official control.
* Anonymous (2009) Commission staff working document concerning the control of pine wood nematode in the forestry sector in the European Union. http://ec.europa.eu/food/plant/organisms/imports/roadmap_renewned_strategy_en.pdf

* FVO (2010) Final report of a mission carried out in Portugal from 26 April to 07 May 2010 in order to evaluate the situation and control for Bursaphelenchus xylophilus. (no. 2010-8611), Food and Veterinary Office, DG(SANCO), European Commission, 28 pp. http://ec.europa.eu/food/fvo/rep_details_en.cfm?rep_id=2550
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Spain Present, few occurrences view...