EPPO Global Database

Phytophthora ramorum(PHYTRA)

Distribution details in United Kingdom (Scotland)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2002
From CABI Disease map 978 (2013): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2002/077) : first found in 2002, single finds in Scotland.

EPPO Reporting Service (2005/159) : since 2002, 21 outbreak sites in nurseries (and one private garden). Only 3 infested sites in 2005.

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/111) : mortality of Larix kaempferi has been observed in a small site in Scotland.
- Forestry Commission (GB). Phytophthora ramorum in larch trees – Update. http://www.forestry.gov.uk/forestry/INFD-8EJKP4

* Schlenzig A (2006) Phytophthora ramorum: the situation in Scotland. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 36(2), 380-382.

* Schlenzig A, Campbell R, Chard J (2015) Phytophthora species infecting hardy ornamentals in nurseries and the managed environment in Scotland. Journal of Phytopathology 163(7-8), 686-689.
-------- Found in Rhododendron, Viburnum, Pieris, Syringa vulgaris, Gaultheria, Osmanthus, Kalmia latifolia, Sarcococca hookeriana during surveys in non-trade premises, nurseries and garden centres.