EPPO Global Database

Hymenoscyphus fraxineus(CHAAFR)

Distribution details in Denmark

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2003
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: in all parts of the area (2013-03)
From CABI Disease map 1060 (2013): Present, widespread
EPPO Reporting Service (2007/179) : only on the basis of symptoms.

Presence of C. fraxinea confirmed by field studies (Skovsgaard et al., 2010).

According to the NPPO (2013): around 2003, ash dieback was sporadically seen in Danish forests. Then it spread to all parts of the country, affecting large parts of tree stands and often leading to tree death within few years from the symptoms' first appearance.
* McKinney, L. V.; Thomsen, I. M.; Kjaer, E. D.; Bengtsson, S. B. K.; Nielsen, L. R. (2012) Fungal Ecology 5 (6), 663-669.

* McKinney, L. V.; Thomsen, I. M.; Kjaer, E. D.; Nielsen, L. R. (2012) Forest Pathology 42 (1), 69-74

* Skovsgaard JP, Thomsen IM, Skovgaard IM, Martinussen T (2010) Associations among symptoms of dieback in even-aged stands of ash (Fraxinus excelsior L. ). Forest Pathology 40(1), 7-18.

* Timmermann V, Borja I, Hietala AM, Kirisits T, Soldheim S (2011) Ash dieback: pathogen spread and diurnal patterns of ascospore dispersal, with special emphasis on Norway. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 41(1), 14-20.

* INTERNET (last retrieved in 2007-09)
Forest & Landscape Denmark. Ash dieback in Denmark. http://en.sl.life.ku.dk/forskning/fagdatacenterskov/skovsundhed/skader/asketoptoerre.aspx

* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Denmark. Chalara fraxinea is present in Denmark (2013-03-12). https://www.ippc.int/index.php
Situation in neighbouring countries
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Germany Present, widespread view...