Distribution details in Spain
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated
2013: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in:
During 2010-2011 surveys in Comunidad Valenciana (Natural Park 'Carrascar de la Font Roja'), Phytophthora quercina was isolated from the roots of Quercus ilex (holly oak) and Q. faginea (Portuguese oak) trees in Spain exhibiting thinning, branch and crown dieback, and root loss, resulting in tree death.
* Pérez-Sierra A, López-García C, León M, García-Jiménez J, Abad-Campos P, Jung T (2013) Previously unrecorded low-temperature Phytophthora species associated with Quercus decline in a Mediterranean forest in eastern Spain. Forest Pathology DOI: 10.1111/efp.12037
Situation in neighbouring countries
||Present, no details