Distribution details in Egypt
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated
2009: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2007
During the growing seasons of 2007 and 2008, typical anthracnose symptoms were observed in cultivated strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) fields in Kalubia and Ismailia governorates. The presence of C. acutatum (and C. gloeosporioides) was confirmed in diseased strawberry plants.
* Embaby EM, Ragab ME, Al. Doug Doud KA, Ahmed R, Zveibil A, Maymon M, Freeman S (2010) First report of Colletotrichum acutatum and C. gloeosporioides causing anthracnose diseases on strawberry in Egypt. Plant Pathology 59(4), p 808.
||Present, no details