EPPO Global Database

Phytophthora cinnamomi(PHYTCN)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 302 (1991): Present, no details
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
Occurs in the mainland and in Sicilia.

EPPO Reporting Service (99/034): found for the first time in 1998 on avocado in Sicilia.
* Bounous, G.; Paglietta, R. (1982) Frutticoltura 44 (2), 15-24.

* Cristinzio, G. (1986) Un nuovo pericolo per la castanicoltura italiana. Atti Gironate Fitopatologiche (2), 223-228.

* Gullino, G.; Garibaldi, A. (1987) Sulla presenza in Italia di Phytophthora cinnomomi su Ericacee. La Difesa delle Piante 10, 273-280.

* Pilotti M, Di Lernia G, Lumia V, Riccioni L (2014) Phytophthora cinnamomi causing stem canker and root rot of nursery-grown Platanus x acerifolia: first report in the Northern hemisphere. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 53(1), 75-82.
------- Causing stem canker and root rot on Platanus x acerifolia in a nursery in Rome.

* Review of Plant Pathology, 78(2), p 198-199 (1476).
------- On avocado.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Corse Present, no details view...
France Present, widespread view...
Switzerland Present, restricted distribution view...