EPPO Global Database

Calonectria pseudonaviculata(CYLDBU)

Distribution details in Iran

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2012
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/034) : first found in 2012 in Northern forests (Guiland and Mazandaran provinces) on Buxus sempervirens subsp. hyrcana.

Yoldashkhan et al. (2018): since its first record in 2012, more than 40,000 ha of boxwood declined in northern forests of Iran due to this disease.
References
* Mirabolfathy M, Ahangaran Y, Lombard L, Crous PW (2013) Leaf blight of Buxus sempervirens in Northern forests of Iran caused by Calonectria pseudonaviculata. Plant Disease 97(8), 1121-1122.

* Yoldashkhan A, Samavat S, Zamanizadeh H (2018) In-vitro antifungal activity of several biorational fungicides against Calonectria pseudonaviculata, the causal agent of Buxus hyrcana blight. Forest Pathology 48, e12442. https://do
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Turkey Present, no details view...