EPPO Global Database

Phytophthora quercetorum(PHYTQC)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/007) : Phytophthora quercetorum has recently been described as a new species found in the rhizosphere of oak trees in the USA. Its pathogenicity remains to be studied.
* Balci Y, Balci S, Blair J, Park SY, Kang S, Macdonald WL (2008) Phytophthora quercetorum sp. nov., a novel species isolated from eastern and north-central USA oak forest soils. Mycological Research 112(8) 906-916.