Report Open Access

Early detection of Cryphonectria parasitica in planting material (CPARA)

Barnes, Ann; Gottsberger, Richard; Persen, Ulrike; Leichtfried, Thomas; Heugens, Kurt; Douanla-Meli, Clovis; Simoni, Sauro; de Andrade, Eugenia


Dublin Core Export

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>
<oai_dc:dc xmlns:dc="http://purl.org/dc/elements/1.1/" xmlns:oai_dc="http://www.openarchives.org/OAI/2.0/oai_dc/" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.openarchives.org/OAI/2.0/oai_dc/ http://www.openarchives.org/OAI/2.0/oai_dc.xsd">
  <dc:creator>Barnes, Ann</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Gottsberger, Richard</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Persen, Ulrike</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Leichtfried, Thomas</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Heugens, Kurt</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Douanla-Meli, Clovis</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Simoni, Sauro</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>de Andrade, Eugenia</dc:creator>
  <dc:date>2021-02-22</dc:date>
  <dc:description>Cryphonectria parasitica is a devastating plant pathogen infecting chestnuts (Castanea spp.). The long-distance spread of C. parasitica is thought to occur through the movement of infected plants for planting, bark or wood material. There is evidence of a long latent period on infected plants. Long latent periods are problematic as affected trees do not show symptoms for some time and are being shipped to previously non-affected areas. Plants for planting were emphasized as the highest risk pathway for entry of the pathogen into protected zones, therefore a robust, sensitive detection method to screen for latent infections of planting material is required to support plant health inspection and potential certification regimes. This project was the result of a collaboration between specialists of Cryphonectria parasitica disease in Castanea spp. The CPARA project aimed to support the diagnosis of C. parasitica in plants for planting, with a focus on latent infections. The project contributed to:

- Development of a diagnostic protocol for the detection of C. parasitica in planting material. This included development of an extraction protocol, and comparison of published real-time PCR tests.

- Validation of the published real-time PCR test by Chandelier et al., (2019) for use on planting material to detect early infections before symptom expression. </dc:description>
  <dc:description>Report of the Euphresco project 2017-A-249 'Early detection of Cryphonectria parasitica in planting material (CPARA)'</dc:description>
  <dc:identifier>https://zenodo.org/record/4555870</dc:identifier>
  <dc:identifier>10.5281/zenodo.4555870</dc:identifier>
  <dc:identifier>oai:zenodo.org:4555870</dc:identifier>
  <dc:language>eng</dc:language>
  <dc:relation>doi:10.5281/zenodo.4555869</dc:relation>
  <dc:rights>info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess</dc:rights>
  <dc:rights>https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode</dc:rights>
  <dc:subject>Euphresco, plant health, diagnostics, Cryphonectria parasitica, test performance study</dc:subject>
  <dc:title>Early detection of Cryphonectria parasitica in planting material (CPARA)</dc:title>
  <dc:type>info:eu-repo/semantics/report</dc:type>
  <dc:type>publication-report</dc:type>
</oai_dc:dc>
354
231
views
downloads
All versions This version
Views 354354
Downloads 231231
Data volume 95.3 MB95.3 MB
Unique views 318318
Unique downloads 205205

Share

Cite as