EPPO Global Database

Monilinia fructicola(MONIFC)

Distribution details in Switzerland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2008
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, few occurrences (2011-01)
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/128) : first found in 2008 in 1 apricot orchard in the canton of Valais. The origin of this infection is unknown.

In 2009, the analysis of 700 samples (from 22 orchards in Valais) showed that 9 were infected (Dubuis & Patocchi, 2010).
* Dubuis PH, Patocchi A (2010) Confirmation de la présence de Monilia fructicola en Valais. Revue Suisse de Viticulture, Arboriculture, Horticulture 42(1), 73-74.

* Hilber-Bodmer M, Bünter M, Patocchi A (2010) First report of brown rot caused by Monilinia fructicola in apricot in a Swiss orchard. Plant Disease 94(5), p 643.

* Jänsch M, Frey JE, Hilber-Bodmer M, Groggini GAL, Weger J, Schnabel G, Patocchi A (2012) SSR marker analysis of Monilinia fructicola from Swiss apricots suggests introduction of the pathogen from neighbouring countries and the United States. Plant Pathology 61(2), 247-254.

* Mayor JP (2009) Faits marquants en 2008 à Agroscope ACW. ACW diagnostique la première apparition de Monilinia fructicola dans un verger suisse de fruits à noyau. Revue suisse de Viticulture, Arboriculture, Horticulture 41(3), 157-164.

* NPPO of Switzerland (2011-01).

* Patocchi A, Bünter M, Gerber A, Hilber-Bodmer M (2009) Première apparition de Monilinia fructicola dans un verger de fruits à noyau en Suisse. Revue suisse de Viticulture, Arboriculture, Horticulture 41(2), 113-116.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Absent, pest eradicated view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, few occurrences view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...