EPPO Global Database

Cryphonectria parasitica(ENDOPA)

Distribution details in Belgium

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: only in some parts of the Member State concerned (confirmed in Brussels region, Flemish Brabant, West and East Flanders, Hainault) (2018-12)
From CABI Disease map 066 (2015): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/033) : confirmation of the occurrence of C. parasitica using laboratory testing. Detected in chestnut trees (Castanea sativa cv. ‘Marron de Lyon’) planted along a roadside (comprising in total 120 trees over 900 m) in the communes of Wemmel (Flemish region) and Jette (Brussels-Capital Region).

EPPO Reporting Service (2016/060) : 3 new outbreaks found in the provinces of East Flanders and West Flanders. Under official control.

From NPPO (2019): surveys conducted in the the framework of a research project from 2015 to 2018 confirmed the presence of the fungus in Brussels region, Flemish Brabant, West and East Flanders, Hainault.
References
* NPPO of Belgium (2007-12, 2015-02, 2016-03, 2019-09).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Corse Present, no details view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Netherlands Transient, under eradication view...