EPPO Global Database

Phytophthora austrocedri(PHYTAU)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, in some areas, subject to official control (2012-05)
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/135) : detected in a public park in Scotland (East Renfrewshire) on Chamaecyparis nootkatensis, under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/057) : detected in November 2011 on Juniperus communis in northern England (Upper Teesdale National Nature Reserve), Wales (Mid Glamorgan) and some nurseries. Under official control.

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/140) : more findings on Juniperus communis in Scotland, Devon and Cumbria, under official control.
* Green S, Hendry SJ, MacAskill GA, Laue BE, Steele H (2012) Dieback and mortality of Juniperus communis in Britain associated with Phytophthora austrocedrae. New Disease Reports 26, 2. http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2012.026.002

* Green S, Elliot M, Armstrong A, Hendry SJ (2015) Phytophthora austrocedrae emerges as a serious threat to juniper (Juniperus communis) in Britain. Plant Pathology 64(2), 456-466.

* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – United Kingdom. Phytophthora austrocedrae (2011-07-20). https://www.ippc.int/index.php

* Mulholland V, Schlenzig A, MacAskill GA, Green S (2013) Development of a quantitative real-time PCR assay for the detection of Phytophthora austrocedrae, an emergning pathogen in Britain. Forest Pathology. doi: 10.1111/efp.12058

* NPPO of the United Kingdom (2011-05, 2012-01, 2012-05).