EPPO Global Database

Lecanosticta acicola(SCIRAC)

Distribution details in Austria

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in some parts of the Member State concerned under containment, in case eradication is impossible (2018-08)
From CABI Disease map 482 (1994): Absent, unreliable record
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (1999/135) : on Pinus mugo in 1996.

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/241) : in July 2011, detected on ornamental pines (Pinus mugo and P. nigra) in the city of Gmunden (Oberösterreich) along the north-eastern coast of Lake Traun. First documented record on P. nigra.

From Kirisits & Cech (2012): between 2009 and 2011, found in new localities in the lander of Niederösterreich, Oberösterreich, Steiemark, Vorarlberg, Tyrol and Salzburg on several hosts (Pinus mugo, Pinus sylvestris). In 2011, it was also found on Pinus nigra var. nigra growing in a private garden at Gmunden (Oberösterreich).

EPPO Reporting Service (2015/192) : outbreak found in Tyrol in 2015.

EPPO Reporting Service (2016/173) : outbreak detected in Salzburg on P. mugo subsp. mugo and P. mugo subsp. uncinata.

From NPPO (2018): detected on Pinus mugo in the municipalities of Achenkirch and Eben am Achensee (Tyrol). Under official control.
References
* Hinsteiner M, Cech TL, Hamschlager E, Stauffer C, Kirisits T (2012) First report of Mycosphaerella dearnessii on Pinus nigra var. nigra in Austria. Forest Pathology 42, 437-440.

* Holdenrieder O, Sieber TN (1995) First report of Mycosphaerella dearnessii in Switzerland. European Journal of Forest Pathology 25(5), 293-295.
------- Reported as present in Austria but in the absence of any other supporting data, it was considered doubtful at that time.

* Hinsteiner M, Cech TL, Hamschlager E, Stauffer C, Kirisits T (2012) First report of Mycosphaerella dearnessii on Pinus nigra var. nigra in Austria. Forest Pathology 42, 437-440.

* Janoušek J, Wingfield MJ, Marmolejo Monsivais JG, Jankovský L, Stauffer C, Konečný A, Barnes I (2016) Genetic analyses suggest separate introductions of the pine pathogen Lecanosticta acicola into Europe. Phytopathology 106(11), 1413-1425.
-------- Several isolates from different localities.

* Kirisits T, Cech TL (2012) Alien pathogens of forest trees in Austria. Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development 4(9), 227-229.

* NPPO of Austria (2015-10, 2016-08, 2018-08).

* Review of Plant Pathology, 78(8), p 764 (5797).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Czech Republic Present, few occurrences view...
Germany Present, few occurrences view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovenia Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Present, no details view...