EPPO Global Database

Cryphonectria parasitica(ENDOPA)

Distribution details in Switzerland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1947
From CABI Disease map 066 (2015): Present, widespread
From NPPO: Present, widespread
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/199) : mainly occurs in the cantons of Graubunden, Ticino, Valais, and Vaud. Several foci have also been reported from the German-speaking part.
* Bazzigher, G.; Kanzler, E.; Kubler, T. (1981) European Journal of Forest Pathology 11 (5/6), 358-369.
------- Widespread occurrence of hypovirulence in southern Switerland.

* Bissegger, M.; Heiniger, U. (1991) Chestnut blight north of the Swiss alps. European Journal of Forest Pathology 21 (4), 250-252.
------- First recorded on chestnuts in southern Switzerland in 1947 and spread through regions south of the Alps. Observed in an inner alpine valley in 1986 and at sites on the plateau north of the Alps from 1989. Young Quercus petraea trees were also infected.

* Institut fédéral de recherches sur la forêt, la neige et le paysage WSL, Birmensdorf (CH). Meier F, Engesser R, Forster B, Odermatt O, Angst A (2008) Protection des forêts – Vue d’ensemble 2007. http://www.wsl.ch/forschung/forschungsunits/walddynamik/waldschutz/wsinfo/fsueb/fsub07f.pdf

* NPPO of Switzerland (1992).

* Prospero S, Rigling D (2012) Invasion genetics of the chestnut blight fungus Cryphonectria parasitica in Switzerland. Phytopathology 102(1), 73-82.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, restricted distribution view...
France Corse Present, no details view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Sardegna Present, no details view...
Italy Sicilia Present, no details view...
Italy Present, no details view...