EPPO Global Database

Phytophthora lateralis(PHYTLA)

Distribution details in Taiwan

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2008
From CABI Disease map 473 (2012): Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/027) : detected in an old cedar stand (Chamaecyparis obtusa var. formosana) in the Ma-Kau ecological park. It is hypothetized that P. lateralis is of Asian origin.
* Brasier CM, Vettraino AM, Chang TT, Vannini A (2010) Phytophthora lateralis discovered in an old growth Chamaecyparis forest in Taiwan. Plant Pathology 59(4), 595-603.

* Webber JF, Vettraino AM, Chang TT, Bellgard SE, Brasier CM, Vannini A (2012) Isolation of Phytophthora lateralis from Chamaecyparis foliage in Taiwan. Forest Pathology 42, 136-143.
------- Chilan and Taiping mountains (north-eastern Taiwan). Evidence that P. lateralis has both a soil/root infecting phase, as well as an aerial/foliar infecting phase.