EPPO Global Database

Sassafras albidum(SSAAL)

Pests

Organism Type
Lycorma delicatula (LYCMDE) Host
Popillia japonica (POPIJA) Host
* Fleming WE (1972) Biology of the Japanese beetle. Technical Bulletin, Agricultural Research Service, USDA no 1449, 129 pp.
Xyleborus glabratus (XYLBGR) Host
Raffaelea lauricola (RAFFLA) Major host
* Loyd AL, Chase KD, Nielson A, Hoover N, Dreaden TJ, Mayfield AE, Crocker E, Fraedrich SW (2020) First report of laurel wilt caused by Raffaelea lauricola on Sassafras albidum in Tennessee and Kentucky. Plant Disease 104(2), p 567.