EPPO Global Database

Ceratocystis platani(CERAFP)

Distribution details in Spain

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2010
Eradication in: 2014
Pest status declared by NPPO: Eradicated (2014-02).
From CABI Disease map 1138 (2019): Absent, pest eradicated
In 2010, the presence of Ceratocystis platani was confirmed in a small plantation of Platanus acerifolia in the municipality of Calonge (Baix Emporda, Girona - Cataluna). Eradication measures were taken. In 2011 and following years, several public and private areas planted with susceptible hosts plants were inspected (in Calonge and surrounding municipalities). Samples were collected and all tested negative. The autonomous region of Cataluna has confirmed that the outbreak has been eradicated.

EPPO Reporting Service (2016/203) : absence has been confirmed by further surveys
* Anonymous (2016) Incidencia de plagas y enfermedades en las Comunidades Autónomas en 2015. Phytoma-España no. 278, 16-52 and Phytoma-España no. 279, 16-40.

* Cadahia, D. (1986) Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 16 (3), 537-541.
------- Not definitely identified.

- Ajuntament de Girona. El fong Ceratocystis platani. El xancre acolorit del platan. Document informatiu i pla d'actuacio. Gener de 2011. http://www.girona.cat/medinatural/cat/docs/Devesa_Ceratocystis_Protocol2.pdf
- Generalitat de Catalunya. Departament d'Agricultura, Ramaderia, Pesca, Alimentacio i Medi Natural. Aviso Març del 2011. http://www20.gencat.cat/docs/DAR/AG_Agricultura/AG02_Sanitat_vegetal/AG02_01_Avisos_campanyes/Documents/marc_2011.pdf

* NPPO of Spain (2011-06, 2014-02).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Corse Absent, pest eradicated view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...