EPPO Global Database

Lecanosticta acicola(SCIRAC)

Distribution details in Turkey

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2017
EPPO Reporting Service (2021/064) : first observed in 2017 in the Atatürk Arboretum, Istanbul. The fungus has also been detected for the first time on Cedrus libani and Turkish native Pinus taxa (P. nigra subsp. pallasiana var. fastigiata and P. nigra subsp. pallasiana var. pallasiana f. şeneriana).
* Oskay F, Laas M, Mullett M, Lehtijärvi A, Doğmuş-Lehtijärvi HT, Woodward S, Drenkhan R (2020) First report of Lecanosticta acicola on pine and non-pine hosts in Turkey. Forest Pathology 50, e12654. https://doi.org/10.1111/efp.12654
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bulgaria Present, restricted distribution view...
Georgia Present, no details view...
Greece Absent, unreliable record view...