EPPO Global Database

Cryphonectria parasitica(ENDOPA)

Distribution details in Bulgaria

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1980s
From CABI Disease map 066 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/245) : chestnut blight was first observed in the 1980s. Surveys conducted in 2005 and 2007 detected the fungus in 7 locations (Belogradchik, Berkovitsa, Brezhani, Barziya, Govezhda, Petrich and Petrovo) in the Western part of the country.
References
* Milgroom, M. G.; Sotirovski, K.; Spica, D.; Davis, J. E.; Brewer, M. T.; Milev, M.; Cortesi, P. (2008) Molecular Ecology 17 (20), 4446-4458.

* Risteski M, Milev M, Rigling D, Milgroom MG, Bryner SF, Sotirovski K (2013) Distribution of chestnut blight and diversity of Cryphonectria parasitica in chestnut forests in Bulgaria. Forest Pathology. doi: 10.1111/efp.12051.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Greece Kriti Present, restricted distribution view...
Greece Present, restricted distribution view...
Macedonia Present, no details view...
Romania Present, restricted distribution view...
Serbia Present, widespread view...
Turkey Present, restricted distribution view...