EPPO Global Database

Hymenoscyphus fraxineus(CHAAFR)

Distribution details in Finland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2001
From CABI Disease map 1060 (2013): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2007/179) : only on the basis of symptoms. Ash dieback has only been observed in the Aland archipelago and not on the mainland.

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/182) : the presence of C. fraxinea was confirmed in spring 2008. Ash dieback occurs along the Southern coast.
* INTERNET (last retrieved in 2007-09)
Nordic Forest Research Cooperation Committee. Ash decline in Nordic and Baltic countries. http://www.metla.fi/org/pathcar/ash-decline.htm

* Lilja A, Rytkönen, Hantula J, Müller M, Parikka P, Kurkela T (2011) Introduced pathogens found on ornamentals, strawberry and trees in Finland over the past 20 years. Agricultural and Food Science 20, 74-85.

* NPPO of Finland (2008-10).

* Rytkönen A, Lilja A, Drenkhan R, Gaitnieks T, Hantula J (2011) First record of Chalara fraxinea in Finland and genetic variation among isolates sampled from Aland, mainland Finland, Estonia and Latvia. Forest Pathology 41(3), 169-174.

* 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.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Norway Present, restricted distribution view...
Russia Central Russia Present, restricted distribution view...
Russia Far East Present, no details view...
Russia Present, restricted distribution view...
Russia Southern Russia Present, no details view...
Sweden Present, no details view...