EPPO Global Database

Colletotrichum acutatum(COLLAC)

Distribution details in Israel

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1997: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1995
From CABI Disease map 705 (1996): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (96/133): confirmation of first outbreaks in 1995.

EPPO Reporting Service (97/151): epidemic levels reached in 1995/1996. On the basis of vegetative compatibility tests, and of PCR tests, a single isolate was probably introduced, from USA.
* Freeman, S. (1996) Occurrence and identification of Colletotrichum acutatum responsible for strawberry anthracnose in Israel. Abstract of a paper presented at the 17th Congress of the Israeli Phytopathological Society, 1996-01-18. Phytoparasitica, 24(2), p 137.

* Freeman; S.; Katan, T. (1997) Identification of Colletotrichum species responsible for anthracnose and root necrosis of strawberry in Israel. Phytopathology, 87(5), 516-521.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Egypt Present, restricted distribution view...