EPPO Global Database

Cytospora ceratosperma(VALSCE)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2001
From CABI Disease map 954 (2005): Present, no details
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2004/052) : Alert list. New disease on pear since 2001 (in Emilia-Romagna).

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/173) : now in Lombardia as well as Emilia-Romagna.

Also present in Veneto (Cicognani et al., 2009).
* Cicognani E, Iotti M, alberoni G, Collina M, Zambonelli A, Brunelli A (2008) Biological and molecular characterization of Italian isolates of Valsa ceratosperma on pear. Journal of Plant Pathology (4 Suppl.), S4.55.
------- Emilia-Romagna, Lombardia and Veneto.

* Hayova, V. P.; Minter, D. W. (1998) IMI Descriptions of Fungi and Bacteria No. 1366. CAB International, Egham, UK.

* Montuschi, C.; Collina, M. (2003) Informatore Agrario 59 (50), 55-57.

* Servizio Fitosanitario della Regione Lombardia, Italy (2004) ProMED, 2004/173. http://www.promedmail.org.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, no details view...
Switzerland Present, no details view...