EPPO Global Database

Ceratocystis platani(CERAFP)

Distribution details in Turkey

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2016
From CABI Disease map 1138 (2019): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
According to Tsopelas et al. (2017 - based on a personal communication), the disease has been found in the European part of Turkey. However, this has not been confirmed by any other sources.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/081) : presence confirmed. The pathogen was first detected in 2016 in the European side of Istanbul causing severe dieback and tree mortality on Platanus x acerifolia and Platanus orientalis.
References
* Lehtijärvi A, Oskay F, Doğmuş Lehtijärvi HT, Aday Kaya AG, Pecori F, Santini A, Woodward S (2017) Ceratocystis platani is killing plane trees in Istanbul (Turkey). Forest Pathology 48, e12375. https://doi.org/10.1111/efp.12375
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Armenia Present, no details view...
Greece Present, restricted distribution view...