EPPO Global Database

Dothistroma septosporum(SCIRPI)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1954
From CABI Disease map 419 (1997): Present, few occurrences
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2005/184) : first reported in 1954 in Dorset, with little impact. Since late 1990s, widespread damage to P. nigra subsp. laricio in Thetford Forest Park (Norfolk and Suffolk), and other locations in southern and eastern England. In Scotland, 2 outbreaks were reported in 2002.
* Everett S (2005) Conservation news. The uninvited. Enemy at the door. British wildlife, December, p 140.

* Forestry Commission – Red band needle blight of pine. Information Notice by A Brown, D Rose & J Webber, 2003-09. http://www.forestry.gov.uk/pdf/FCIN049.pdf

* Fraser S, Mullett MS, Woodward S, Brown AV (2016) Between-site and -year variation in the relative susceptibility of native Scottish Pinus sylvestris populations to dothistroma needle blight. Plant Pathology 65(3), 369-379.

* NPPO of the United Kingdom (2005).