EPPO Global Database

Tilletia controversa(TILLCO)

Distribution details in Sweden

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, restricted distribution (2021-02)
From CABI Disease map 297 (2012): Present, no details
From NPPO (2021): may occur in winter wheat in limited parts of southeast Sweden during years when there is snow cover on land that is not frozen. Several cases reported in 2010. Since then only very few cases have been detected in official seed certification.
* Johnsson L (1992) Dwarf bunt (Tilletia contraversa Kühn) in winter wheat in Sweden: relationship to climate (1951-1987), climate, survey results and cultivation measures (1967-1987). Zeitschrift fur Pflanzenkrankheiten and Pflanzenschutz 99(3), 256-265.

* Johnsson L, Hökeberg M, Gerhardson B (1998) Performance of the Pseudomonas chlororaphis biocontrol agent MA 342 against cereal seed-borne diseases in field experiments. European Journal of Plant Pathology 104(7), 701-711.

* Leijerstam B (1991) Virulence pattern in bunt of wheat. Sveriges Utsadesforenings Tidskrift 101(2), 85-88.

* NPPO of Sweden (1992, 2021-02).

* Promed posting (20100805.2642) of 2010-08-05. http://www.promedmail.org
------- Several cases reported in Sodermanland (south-east Sweden) in summer 2010. Earlier outbreak had been reported in 1994.

* Sjoberg A (1994) [A heavy infestation of common bunt, Tilletia caries, and dwarf bunt, Tilletia contraversa, in Östergötland, Sweden, 1994]. Vaxtskyddsnotiser 58(2), 45-48 (in Swedish).
------- Central.