EPPO Global Database

Dothistroma septosporum(SCIRPI)

Distribution details in Estonia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2006
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, under eradication (2009-11)
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/067) : first detected in 2006 in a Pinus nigra stand. It has been detected in forest plantations and ornamental Pinus trees in the Southern and South-Eastern parts of Estonia.

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/040) : the NPPO declared that the pathogen has been detected in garden centres during the 2008 official surveys and is under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/116) : found in Järvelja, southeastern Estonia, on Abies concolor. Later also found on Abies alba.
* Drenkhan R, Adamson K, Jürimaa K, Hanso M (2014) Dothistroma septosporum on firs (Abies spp.) in the northern Baltics. Forest Pathology. doi:10.1111/efp.12110

* Drenkhan R, Hantula J, Vuorinen M, Jankovsky L, Müller MM (2013) Genetic diversity of Dothistroma septosporum in Estonia, Finland and Czech Republic. European Journal of Plant Pathology 136(1), 71-85.
------- High diversity may suggest either a long presence in Northern Europe, or a recent introduction as a massive inoculum from an unknown direction.

* Hanso M, Drenkhan R (2008) First observations of Mycosphaerella pini in Estonia. Plant Pathology 57(6), p 1177.

* NPPO of Estonia (2009-11)
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Latvia Present, restricted distribution view...