EPPO Global Database

Phytophthora ramorum(PHYTRA)

Distribution details in Sweden

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Absent, pest eradicated
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent, pest eradicated (2020-06)
From CABI Disease map 978 (2013): Present, restricted distribution
Occasionally found and subject to eradication measures.

EPPO Reporting Service (2003/020) : in 2002, 11 infestations found on Rhododendron.

From NPPO (2017): detected in 2 plants of Rhododendron yakushimanum in a nursery (municipality of Skurup). Infected plants, as well as surrounding plants, were destroyed.

From NPPO (2018): detected in 4 rhododendron plants in a private garden in the municipality of Klippan. Infected plants, as well as surrounding plants, were destroyed.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/148) : follow-up inspections in Klippan (see above) did not detect P. ramorum. The NPPO considers that P. ramorum has been eradicated from its territory.
* Davidson JM, Werres S, Garbelotto M, Hansen M, Rizzo DM (2003) Sudden oak death and associated diseases caused by Phytophthora ramorum. Plant Health Progress 4(1), 12.

* NPPO of Sweden (2002-12, 2017-12, 2018-05, 2020-06).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Finland Transient, under eradication view...
Norway Present, restricted distribution view...