EPPO Global Database

Pseudomonas syringae pv. aesculi(PSDMAX)

Distribution details in Ireland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2010
From CABI Disease map 1093 (2015): Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/034) : observed on several horse chestnut trees in a public park (Phoenix park) in Dublin.

According to McEvoy et al. (2016), the disease is widespread and often severe.
* NPPO of Ireland (2010-09).

* Laue, B. E. (2014) Plant Pathology 63, 1417-1425.

* McEvoy A, O'Regan F, Fleming CC, Moreland BP, Pollock JA, McGuinness BW, Hodkinson TR (2016) Bleeding canker of horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) in Ireland: incidence, severity and characterization using DNA sequences and real-time PCR. Plant Pathology 65(9), 1419-1429.