EPPO Global Database

Synchytrium endobioticum(SYNCEN)

Distribution details in Latvia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 1948
Eradication in: 2016
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent, pest eradicated (2016-09)
From CABI Disease map 001 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
Outbreaks were first discovered in 1948 in several household plots in Madona, Lubana, Aluksnes and Amata (Vidzeme region). The total area of infected soil is 1.98 ha. Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/063) : soil samples from all infected sites have been regularly tested in the laboratory and as the fungus has not been detected since 1985, the NPPO of Latvia officially declared the disease eradicated in September 2016.
References
* Hampson, M. C. (1979) Canadian Plant Disease Survey 59 (1), 7-14.

* NPPO of Latvia (1998, 2013-04, 2016-09).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belarus Present, restricted distribution view...
Estonia Absent, pest no longer present view...
Lithuania Absent, pest no longer present view...
Russia Central Russia Present, widespread view...
Russia Northern Russia Present, no details view...
Russia Present, restricted distribution view...
Russia Southern Russia Present, no details view...