EPPO Global Database

Rhododendron ponticum(RHOPO)


Organism Type
Phytophthora kernoviae (PHYTKE) Major
Phytophthora ramorum (as Rhododendron) (PHYTRA) Major
* Cave GL, Randall-Schadel B & Redlin SC (2008) Risk analysis for Phytophthora ramorum Werres, de Cock & Man in’t Veld, causal agent of sudden oak death, ramorum leaf blight, and ramorum dieback. US Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Raleigh, NC. 

* Grünwald NJ, LeBoldus JM & Hamelin RC (2019) Ecology and evolution of the sudden oak death pathogen Phytophthora ramorum. Annual Review of Phytopathology 57: 301-321.

* O’Hanlon R, Choiseul J, Corrigan M, Catarame T & Destefanis M (2016) Diversity and detections of Phytophthora species from trade and non-trade environments in Ireland. EPPO Bulletin 46(3), 594-602.

* Trippe A, Berghauer E & Osterbauer N (2008) A high troughput system for the detection of Phytophthora ramorum in susceptible plant species: a preliminary report. In: Frankel SJ, Kliejunas JT & Palmieri KM (2008) Proceedings of the Sudden Oak Death Third Symposium, General Technical Report PSW-GTR-214. US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station 214, 427-434. 

*USDA (2010) Phytophthora ramorum Werres, de Cock & Man in’t Veld. Pest Risk Assessment for Oregon. https://static1.squarespace.com/static/58740d57579fb3b4fa5ce66f/t/599dec4b2994ca3914cdde86/1503521868110/Pram_PRA_OR_11192010.pdf

* Werres S, Marwitz R, Man in’t Veld WA, De Cock AWAM, Bonants PJM, De Weerdt M, Themann K, Ilieva E & Baayen RP (2001) Phytophthora ramorum sp. nov., a new pathogen on Rhododendron and Viburnum. Mycological Research 105(10), 1155-1165.
Stephanitis takeyai (as Rhododendron) (STEPTA) Major
Nematus lipovskyi (as Rhododendron) (NEMALI) Minor
Phytophthora cinnamomi (as Ericaceae) (PHYTCN) Minor
Phytophthora kernoviae (as Rhododendron) (PHYTKE) Minor
Phytophthora ramorum (PHYTRA) Minor
* Willoughby IH, Seier MK, Stokes VJ, Thomas SE & Varia S (2015) Synthetic herbicides were more effective than a bioherbicide based on Chondrostereum purpureum in reducing resprouting of Rhododendron ponticum, a host of Phytophthora ramorum in the UK. Forestry 88(3), 336-344.
Ripersiella hibisci (as Rhododendron) (RHIOHI) Minor
Stephanitis pyrioides (as Rhododendron) (STEPPY) Minor
Stephanitis takeyai (as Ericaceae) (STEPTA) Minor
Anoplophora chinensis (as Rhododendron) (ANOLCN) Unclassified
* Sjöman H, Östberg J & Nilsson J (2014) Review of host trees for the wood-boring pests Anoplophora glabripennis and Anoplophora chinensis: an urban forest perspective. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 40(3), 143–164.
Ceroplastes ceriferus (as Rhododendron) (CERPCE) Unclassified
Phytophthora hedraiandra (as Rhododendron) (PHYTHD) Unclassified
Thekopsora minima (THEKMI) Unclassified
* Sato S, Katsuya K, Hiratsuka Y (1993) Morphology, taxonomy and nomenclature of Tsuga-Ericaceae rusts. Transactions of the Mycological Society of Japan 34(1): 47-62.
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Thrips hawaiiensis (as Rhododendron) (THRIHA) Unclassified
Tylenchorhynchus claytoni (as Rhododendron) (TYLRCL) Unclassified