EPPO Global Database

Lecanosticta acicola(SCIRAC)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2000/169) : found in 1997 on Pinus mugo at one location (a botanical garden) on the western side of Lake Garda (Lombardia). Two years later, all P. mugo in the garden (12 trees) showed extensive necrosis and crown defoliation.
* 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 Gardone/Brescia.

* La Porta N, Capretti P (2000) Mycosphaerella dearnessii, a needle-cast pathogen on mountain pine (Pinus mugo) in Italy. Plant Disease, 84(8), p 922.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, restricted distribution view...
France Present, few occurrences view...
Slovenia Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Present, no details view...