EPPO Global Database

Dothistroma septosporum(SCIRPI)

Distribution details in Latvia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2009
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in some parts of the Member State concerned, under containment, in case eradication is impossible (2017-09)
One outbreak was reported for the first time in 2009 in a nursery of ornamental plants (3 cultivars of Pinus mugo) in the region of Vidusdaugava (north-east). All contaminated lots (611 plants in total) have been destroyed by incineration.

In 2017, the pathogen was found in other sites: on Pinus trees in a park and on Pinus mugo in a nursery (municipality of Daugavpils novads), on a Pinus uncinata in a private garden (municipality of Madonas novads). Phytosanitary measures were taken to eradicate the pathogen.
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Latvia. First finding of the Scirrhia pini Funk & A.K.Parker in 2009 (2009-10-14). https://www.ippc.int/index.php

* NPPO of Latvia (2017-09).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belarus Present, restricted distribution view...
Estonia Present, restricted distribution view...
Lithuania Present, few occurrences view...