EPPO Global Database

Ceratocystis platani(CERAFP)

Distribution details in Switzerland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1983
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, under eradication, only in some parts of the Member State concerned (2020-06)
From CABI Disease map 1138 (2019): Present, restricted distribution
According to Chapin & Arcangioli (2007), first observed in 1983 in Ticino (Mendrisiotto, shores of Lake Lugano, Malcantone) and confirmed in 1986. Small outbreak found in 1987 in Morges (Vaud canton). Dectected on 3 sites in 2001, 2002, 2003 in Geneva.

EPPO Reporting Service (1987/478): Ticino canton, spreading.

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/199) : mainly in Ticino but also detected in Geneva canton.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/177) : no detected for at least 10 years in cantons of Geneva and Vaud. Restricted distribution in canton of Ticino. Under eradication.
* Chapin E, Arcangioli D (2007) Évolution et situation du chancre coloré dans le monde, en Europe et en France. In: Colloque national, AFPP, Chancre coloré du platane (Toulouse, FR, 2007-10-11), pp. 15-26.

* FAO (1988) FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 6 (1), 47.

* Gessler C, Mauri G (1987) Le malattie e i parasiti del platano, situazione nel Ticino. Botanica Helvetica 97 (2), 349-356.
------- The spread in the canton of Ticino, southern Switzerland, is reported.

* Institut fédéral de recherches sur la forêt, la neige et le paysage WSL, Birmensdorf (CH). Meier F, Engesser R, Forster B, Odermatt O, Angst A (2008) Protection des forêts – Vue d’ensemble 2007. http://www.wsl.ch/forschung/forschungsunits/walddynamik/waldschutz/wsinfo/fsueb/fsub07f.pdf

* NPPO of Switzerland (2020-06).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Absent, no pest record view...
France Corse Absent, pest eradicated view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Sicilia Present, few occurrences view...