EPPO Global Database

Geosmithia morbida(GEOHMO)

Distribution details in United States of America (Ohio)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2013
From CABI Disease map 1158 (2014): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
First reported in Southewestern Ohio in 2013, but may have been present there for a longer period.
References
* Fisher JR, McCann DP, Taylor NJ (2013) Geosmithia morbida, thousand cankers disease of black walnut pathogen, was found for the first time in Southwestern Ohio. Plant Health Progress. https://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/php/elements/sum2.aspx?id=10736

* Juzwik J, McDermott-Kubeczko M, Stewart TJ, Ginzel MD (2016) First report of Geosmithia morbida on Ambrosia beetles emerged from thousand cankers-diseased Juglans nigra in Ohio. Plant Disease 100(6), p 1238.