EPPO Global Database

Cryphonectria parasitica(ENDOPA)

Distribution details in Spain

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1947
From CABI Disease map 066 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
First reported in northern Spain in 1947 near Bilbao (Pais Vasco). Its presence has been reported at least from Andalucia, Asturias, Castilla y Leon, Cataluña , Galicia, Navarra and Pais Vasco.

EPPO Reporting Service (2005/050) : Cataluña (severe damage).

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/137) : still in Cataluña.

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/041) : occurs in Castilla y León. In this region, it was first detected in 1978 in Bembibre. At present it can be found in many chestnut stands in the areas of Leon and Zamora, and in some stands in the areas of Salamanca and Avila.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/053) : first found in Andalucia in November 2012 in a chestnut orchard (Castanea sativa cv. 'Vazqueño') in Almonaster la Real (province of Huelva). In 2013, 6 other outbreak sites were detected in the vicinity of the first finding.
* Aguin O, Montenegro D, Sainz MJ, Hermida M, Mansilla JP (2008) [Morphological and molecular characterization of the populations of Cryphonectria parasitica in chestnut trees of Galicia]. Boletin de Sanidad Vegetal - Plagas 34(4), 581-594.
------- Galicia.

* Anonymous (2004) Incidencia de plagas y enfermedades en las Comunidades Autónomas en 2004. Phytoma-España no. 168, 17-58 and no. 169, 16-55.

* Bascón J, Castillo S, Borrero C, Orta S, Gata A, Avilés M (2014) First report of chestnut blight caused by Cryphonectria parasitica in a chestnut orchard in Andalusia (Southern Spain). Plant Disease 98(2), 283-284.
------- Andalucia.

* Gonzales-Varela G, Gonzales AJ, Milgroom M (2011) Clonal population structure and introductions of the chestnut blight fungus, Cryphonectria parasitica in Asturias, northern Spain. European Journal of Plant Pathology 131(1), 67-79.
------- Asturias, Navarra.

* Robin C, Capdevielle X, Martin M, Traver C, Colinas C (2009) Cryphonectria parasitica vegetative compatibility type analysis of populations in south-western France and northern Spain. Plant Pathology 58(4), 527-535.

* Tizado EJ, Terron A, Nunez-Perez E (2012) A methodology to evaluate disease severity: a case study of chestnut blight in El Bierzo region (northwestern Spain). Annals of Applied Biology 161(1), 81-90.
------- El Bierzo region (Castilla y Leon).

* Zamora P, Martín AB, Arrate J, Rigling D, Diez JJ (2008) Detection of the vegetative compatibility groups of Cryphonectria parasitica in Castilla y León region. Acta Horticulturae no. 784, 159-162.
------- Leon, Zamora, Salamanca and Avila.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Corse Present, no details view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Portugal Madeira Present, no details view...
Portugal Azores Present, no details view...
Portugal Present, widespread view...