EPPO Global Database

Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. canariensis(FUSACS)

Distribution details in Spain (Islas Canárias)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1987
EPPO Reporting Service (1997/152) : reported to occur on Islas Canarias.

Subsequent surveys showed that F. oxysporum f.sp. canariensis occurs in Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura, La Palma and Tenerife. The fungus was detected only in gardens and public parks, but not in natural palm groves (Hernandez-Hernandez et al., 2010).
* Fernandez, D.; Plyler, T.R.; Kistler, H.C. (1997) The Phoenix spp. pathogens Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. albedinis and F. oxysporum f.sp. canariensis are distinct genetic entities as evidenced by molecular markers. Proceedings of the 10th Congress of the Mediterranean Phytopathological Union, 1997-06-01/05, Montpellier (FR), 195-197.

* Hernandez-Hernandez J, Espino A, Rodriguez-Rodriguez JM, Perez-Sierra A, Leon M, Abad-Campos P, Armengol J (2010) Survey of diseases caused by Fusarium spp. on palm trees in the Canary Islands. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 49(1), 84-88.
Situation in neighbouring countries
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