EPPO Global Database

Raffaelea lauricola(RAFFLA)

Distribution details in United States of America (North Carolina)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 1170 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/086) : found in 2011 in North Carolina (in 4 southern countries).
References
* INTERNET
USDA-Forest Service. Forest Health Protection, Southern Region. Laurel wilt. Distribution map. http://www.fs.fed.us/r8/foresthealth/laurelwilt/dist_map.shtml

* Mayfield AE, Villari C, Hamilton JL, Slye J, Langston W, Oten K, Fraedrich SW (2019) First report of laurel wilt disease caused by Raffaelea lauricola on sassafras in North Carolina. Plant Disease 103(1), p 155.
------- On Sassafras albidum.