EPPO Global Database

Discula destructiva(DISCDE)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1993
From NPPO: Present, widespread
EPPO Reporting Service (2003/139) : intercepted.

According to Jones & Baker (2007), the disease was first found in 1993 on Cornus florida in Yorkshire. The NPPO stated in 2007 and again in 2016, that this dogwood anthracnose was common in the UK.

* Jones DR, Baker RHA (2007) Introductions of non-native plant pathogens into Great Britain, 1970-2004. Plant Pathology 56, 891-910.
------- First published record.

* EPPO (2007) Report of the 39th Meeting of the Panel on Phytosanitary Measures. EPPO Paris, 22 pp.

* Henricot B (2009) Recently introduced diseases of ornamental plants. Plantsman 8(4), 216-223 (abst.).

Royal Horticultural Society (GB). Cornus anthracnose. https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=137

* NPPO of the United Kingdom (2016-10).