EPPO Global Database

Lecanosticta acicola(SCIRAC)

Distribution details in Croatia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1976
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (1997/149) : after first record in 1977 at Crvene Luka (EPPO RS 415 of 1978), now found in a wide region of Dalmatia on Pinus halepensis. Not as damaging as in USA; serious needle cast observed only in dense plantations in conditions of high humidity.
* 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 Zadar.

* Novak-Agbaba, S.; Halambek, M. (1997) The most important plant diseases on forest trees in the coastal region of Croatia. Proceedings of the 10th Congress of the Mediterranean Phytopathological Union, 1997-06-01/05, Montpellier (FR), 67-73.

* Sadikovic D, Piskur B, Barnes I, Hauptman T, Diminic D, Wingfield MJ, Jurc D (2019) Genetic diversity of the pine pathogen Lecanosticta acicola in Slovenia and Croatia. Plant Pathology 68(6), 1120-1131.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Serbia Absent, unreliable record view...
Slovenia Present, restricted distribution view...