EPPO Global Database

Dothistroma septosporum(SCIRPI)

Distribution details in Germany

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1983
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in some parts of the Member State concerned (2018-09)
From CABI Disease map 419 (1997): Present, few occurrences
M. pini was found in the 1980s in one forest nursery in Baden-Württemberg, on Pinus mugo, P. nigra and P. leucodermis. The affected trees were destroyed.

EPPO Reporting Service (1998/203) : more recently (1997), found on pines in one forest nursery in Bayern. All infected trees were uprooted and burnt. The nursery and adjacent ones were kept under strict observation and found free.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/082) : found in a new area in February 2014 (detected on Pinus nigra trees in a forest at Iffezheim, Baden-Württemberg). Under official control.

EPPO Reporting Service (2016/138) : also found on a small number of pine trees in Brandenburg, Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein.

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/175) : details about the situation in 2016/2017, in Brandenburg, Hamburg and Schleswig-Holstein. Under official control.

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/181) : found in 3 Pinus plants in Thiessow (Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania) . Under official control.
* Butin, H.; Richter, J. (1983) Nachrichtenblatt des Deutschen Pflanzenschutzdienstes 35 (9), 129-131.
------- First record for former German Federal Republic.

* Heydeck P, Dahms C, Götz B, Hänisch A, Schumacher J (2017) [First record of Dothistroma needle blight (Dothistroma septosporum) in the northeast German lowlands]. Journal für Kulturpflanzen 69(1), 10-15.
------- On Pinus jeffreyi and P. ponderosea in an Arboretum in Brandenburg.

* Lang, K. J.; Karadzic, D. (1987) Forstwissenschaftliches Centralblatt 106 (1), 45-50.

* Maschning, E.; Pehl, L. (1994) AFZ, Allgemeine Forst Zeitschrift 49 (5), 249-252.
------- In native areas of Pinus mugo at altitudes of 1200-1600 m.

* NPPO of Germany (2014-03, 2016-06, 2017-03, 2017-07, 2018-09).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, no details view...
Belgium Present, restricted distribution view...
Czech Republic Present, restricted distribution view...
Denmark Present, no details view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Netherlands Present, no details view...
Poland Present, widespread view...
Switzerland Present, widespread view...