EPPO Global Database

Ophiognomonia clavigignenti-juglandacearum(SIROCJ)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1967
From CABI Disease map 1027 (2008): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2002/059) : in addition to a specific citation for Wisconsin, and a reference to Vermont, this report also refers to northeastern states generally, without details.

According to Broders et al. (2015), butternut canker was first reported in Wisconsin in 1967 but the causal fungus was identified in 1979. It then quickly spread throughout the entire range of butternut in North America.
* Anderson RL, LaMadeleine LA (1978) The distribution of butternut decline in the Eastern United States. Forest Service Report S-3-78. US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Washington, DC, USA, 5 pp.

* Broders K, Boraks A, Barbison L, Brown J, Boland GJ (2015) Recent insights into the pandemic disease butternut canker caused by the invasive pathogen Ophiognomonia clavigignenti-juglandacearum. Forest Pathology 45, 1-8. doi: 10.1111/efp.12161
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Ontario Present, no details view...
Canada Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada Québec Present, no details view...
Canada New Brunswick Present, no details view...