EPPO Global Database

Phytophthora kernoviae(PHYTKE)

Distribution details in Ireland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2008
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/148) : first found in 2008 in woodlands on Rhododendron ponticum, in county Cork (south coast). Under official control.
* NPPO of Ireland (2010-07).

* O'Hanlon R, Choiseul J, Corrigan M, Catarame T, Destefanis M (2016) Diversity and detections of Phytophthora species from trade and non-trade environments in Ireland. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 46(3), 594-602.
------- During surveys from 2003 to 2015 detected mainly in Rhododendron, also in Drimys winterii (in 2013) in a heritage garden and in a symptomatic Photinia in a nursery (in 2014).