EPPO Global Database

Elsinoë fawcettii(ELSIFA)

Distribution details in New Zealand

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1999: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 125 (1986): Present, no details
From NPPO: Absent, unreliable record
Comments
Records from the 1950s. Not now confirmed by the New Zealand NPPO.

However, EPPO Reporting Service (2002/107) records benomyl resistance observed for the first time in New Zealand citrus orcahrds in 1999. So the fungus is indeed now present.
References
* Review of Plant Pathology, 81(6), p 842 (6069).