EPPO Global Database

Lecanosticta acicola(SCIRAC)

Distribution details in Estonia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2008
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, restricted distribution (2018-02)
Acccording to Adamson et al. (2015): first found on P. ponderosa in Northern Estonia in 2008. Then found in 5 localities (Botanical garden of Tallinn, Tori, Kärdla, Vasula and Kärevere).

From NPPO (2018): official surveys were carried out in nurseries producing host plants and public parks in 2011-2014, L. acicola was detected in 2011-2013.
* Adamson K, Drenkhan R, Hanso M (2015) Invasive brown spot needle blight caused by Lecanosticta acicola in Estonia. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 30(7), 587-593 (abst.).

* 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.
-------- Isolate from Tallin/Harja maakond on Pinus ponderosa.

* NPPO of Estonia (2017-09, 2018-02).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Latvia Present, few occurrences view...
Russia Far East Absent, unreliable record view...
Russia Present, few occurrences view...
Russia Southern Russia Present, few occurrences view...