EPPO Global Database

Dothistroma septosporum(SCIRPI)

Distribution details in Finland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2008
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, restricted distribution (2011-06)
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/185) : first detected in 2008 on Pinus sylvestris. Found in several communes in the south-east.
* 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.

* Lilja A, Rytkönen, Hantula J, Müller M, Parikka P, Kurkela T (2011) Introduced pathogens found on ornamentals, strawberry and trees in Finland over the past 20 years. Agricultural and Food Science 20, 74-85.

* Müller MM, Hantula J, Vuorinen M (2009) First observations of Mycosphaerella pini on Scots pine in Finland. Plant Disease 93(3), p 322.

* NPPO of Finland (2008-10, 2011-06).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Norway Present, restricted distribution view...
Sweden Present, widespread view...