EPPO Global Database

Dothistroma septosporum(SCIRPI)

Distribution details in Slovakia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1996
EPPO Reporting Service (2007/134) : first found in 1996 close to the Hungarian border. It has spread to many forests across Slovakia, but it is not recorded in forest nurseries.

According to Jánošíková‐Hečková et al. (2018): during a study conducted from 2014 to 2017 in 84 localities, D. septosporum was detected alone in 42 locations and in 29 locations together with D. pini. These locations were distributed across the whole country. D. septosporum was found on Pinus nigra, P. sylvestris, P. mugo, P. cembra, P. ponderosa, P. aristata, P. jeffreyi, P. coulteri, P. densiflora, P. flexilis, P. pungens, and Picea abies.
* Jánošíková‐Hečková Z, Ondrušková E, Barta M, Ostrovský R, Kádasi‐Horáková M, Pastirčáková K, Kobza M, Adamčíková K (2018) The hosts and geographic range of Dothistroma needle blight in Slovakia. Forest Pathology e12421. https://doi.org/10.1111/efp.12421

* Jánošíková Z, Dutech C, Ondrušková E, Adamčíková K, Mullett M (2021) Population structure and genetic diversity of Dothistroma septosporum in Slovakia. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 160(4), 771-787.

* Ondrušková E, Hečková Z, Kádasi Horáková M, Koltay A, Ostrovský R Pažitný J, Adamčíková K (2017) Distribution and characterization of Dothistroma needle blight pathogens on Pinus mugo in Slovakia. European Journal of Plant Pathology 148(2), 283-294.

* Zúbrik M, Kunca A, Turčani M, Vakula J, Leontovyc R (2006) Invasive and quarantine pests in Slovakia. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin, 36(2), 402-408.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, no details view...
Czech Republic Present, restricted distribution view...
Hungary Present, no details view...
Poland Present, widespread view...
Ukraine Present, restricted distribution view...