EPPO Global Database

Olivea tectonae(OLIVTE)

Distribution details in Cote d'Ivoire

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2017
Teak leaf rust was first found in September 2017 on 2 trees in the region of Haut Sassandra near Daloa. Then also found in another teak plantation near Gonaté. This is also the first record of this disease for Africa.
* Koffi NBC, N’douba AP, Kouassi CK, Koffi AMH, Diallo HA (2018) First occurrence of teak leaf rust caused by Olivea tectonae in Cote d'Ivoire and Africa. New Disease Reports 37, 22. http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2018.037.022