EPPO Global Database

Phytophthora kernoviae(PHYTKE)

Distribution details in New Zealand

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2006
From CABI Disease map 1023 (2008): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2006/060) : found in North Island in 2006 in 2 samples during a survey, under official control

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/186) : although P. kernoviae was first reported in 2006, tracing investigations revealed that it was likely to be present already in the 1960s. It was also found in soil samples from North Island.
References
* Anon. (2006) Biosecurity 67, 18-19.
------- On cherimoya (Annona cherimola).

*Anon. (2008) Phytophthora kernoviae: Past investigation throws up new answers. Biosecurity 82, March issue, p 21.

* Dick MA, Ramsfield T (2006) Forest Health News 161, 1.
------- Rotorua.

* MAF (2006) Biosecurity New Zealand investigates new fungus in Northland. Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Wellington, New Zealand. http://www.maf.govt.nz/mafnet/press/240306fungus.htm.
------- Northland, North Island on Annona sp.