EPPO Global Database

Synchytrium endobioticum(SYNCEN)

Distribution details in United States of America (Maryland)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1994: Absent, pest eradicated
From CABI Disease map 001 (2015): Absent, pest eradicated
EPPO Reporting Service (95/188): present in 1918/1920, but thought to have been eradicated by 1974. Survey in 1987 showed one suspect garden. Subsequent survey and 5 years monitoring showed negative. Considered free.
* Putnam, M. L.; Hampson, M. C. (1989) American Potato Journal 66 (8), 495-501.
------- Rediscovered in Maryland following presumed eradication; threat to the potato industry considered to be small.

* Putnam ML, Sinderman AB (1994) Eradication of potato wart disease from Maryland. American Potato Journal 71(11), 743-747.
------- Eradication.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada Newfoundland Present, no details view...
Canada Prince Edward Island Present, few occurrences view...
Mexico Absent, pest no longer present view...