EPPO Global Database

Sirococcus tsugae(SIROTS)


Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Cedrus atlantica (CEUAT) Major host
* Pérez-Sierra A, Gorton C, Lewis A, Kalantarzadeh M, Sancisi-Frey S, Brown A (2015) First report of shoot blight caused by Sirococcus tsugae on Atlantic cedar (Cedrus atlantica) in Britain. Plant Disease 99(12), p 1857.
------- confirmed host.

* Schmitz S, Charlier A, Chandelier A (2018) First report of Sirococcus tsugae causing shoot blight on Cedrus atlantica in Belgium. New Disease Reports 38, 16. http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2018.038.016
Cedrus deodara (CEUDE) Major host
Tsuga canadensis (TSUCA) Major host
* Stanosz GR, Smith DR, Sullivan JP, Mech AM, Gandhi KJK, Dalusky MJ, Mayfield AE, Fraedrich SW (2011) Shoot blight caused by Sirococcus tsugae on Eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) in Georgia. Plant Disease 95(5), 612-612.
------- confirmed host
Tsuga heterophylla (TSUHE) Major host
Tsuga mertensiana (TSUME) Major host
Cedrus (1CEUG) Host
Tsuga (1TSUG) Host