EPPO Global Database

Plenodomus tracheiphilus(DEUTTR)

Distribution details in Greece

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, widespread
From CABI Disease map 155 (2004): Present, no details
From NPPO: Present, widespread
First observed in 1894 in the Greek Aegean islands of Chios and Poros, it soon spread to Peloponnesus, Crete, Eubea and Thessaly (Nigra et al., 2011).
* Chapot, H. (1974) Span 17 (1), 29-31.

* Karapapa V, Doudoumis V, Tsiamis G (2015) First report of Phoma tracheiphila causing severe mal secco disease on a mandarin hybrid (cv. Ortanique) grafted onto Citrumelo rootstock in western Greece. New Disease Reports 31, 20. [http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2015.031.020]
------- On Citrus reticulata x C. sinensis cv. Ortanique grafted onto Citrumelo rootstock in Katohi (western Greece).

* Nigro F, Ippolito A, Salerno MG (2011) Mal secco disease of citrus: a journey through a century of research. Journal of Plant Pathology 93(3), 523-560.

* Thanassoulopoulos, C. C. (1991) Journal of Phytopathology 131 (3), 234-242.

* Thanassoulopoulos, C. C.; Gogou, E. (1988) Bulletin SROP 11 (6), 72-78.
------- The morphological and virulence characteristics of natural populations from several lemon-growing areas were studied. Five distinct virulence groups were identified.

* USDA (1987) Pests not known to occur in the United States or of limited distribution. No. 91. Mal secco, Phoma tracheiphila. USDA APHIS-PPQ, Beltsville, USA.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Albania Present, no details view...
Turkey Present, restricted distribution view...