EPPO Global Database

Teratosphaeria gauchensis(TRTSGA)

Distribution details in Portugal

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2006: Present, no details
Comments
Since 2006, a new disease has been observed on Eucalyptus globulus (necrotic spots on young green stems and leaves, twig lesions, and dark oval-shaped lesions on stems and trunks). Molecular analysis confirmed the presence of T. gauchensis in 2014.
References
* Silva MRC, Diogo E, Bragança H, Machado H, Phillips AJL (2014) Teratosphaeria gauchensis associated with trunk, stem and foliar lesions of Eucalyptus globulus in Portugal. Forest Pathology doi: 10.1111/efp.12160