EPPO Global Database

Lecanosticta acicola(SCIRAC)

Distribution details in Lithuania

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2010
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: under eradication (2019-12)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/214) : first found in 2010 in the Curonian Lagoon (Klaipeda region), under official control.

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/240) : found again in 2012 in the same area (Klaipeda region), under official control.

From NPPO (2018): in 2017, found in a few pine trees. All diseased trees were burnt. Under official control.

From NPPO (2019): in 2018, found in nursery trees (Pinus sylvestris) in Klaipeda region. All diseased plants were burnt. Under official control.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/029) : in 2019, found in 4 places (Pinus mugo). All diseased plants were burnt. Under eradication.
References
* Markovskaja S, Kacergius A, Treigiene A (2011) Occurrence of new alien pathogenic fungus Mycosphaerella dearnessii in Lithuania. Botanica Lithuanica 17(1), 29-37.

* 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.
-------- Two isolates from Klaipeda region.

* NPPO of Lithuania (2010-11, 2012-11, 2018-03, 2019-04, 2020-02).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belarus Present, few occurrences view...
Latvia Present, few occurrences view...
Poland Present, no details view...
Russia Far East Absent, unreliable record view...
Russia Present, few occurrences view...
Russia Southern Russia Present, few occurrences view...