Fusarium circinatum

Photo: Edward L Barnard, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Bugwood.org

Photo: Edward L Barnard, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Bugwood.org

  • Fungal pathogen that affects pines and Douglas fir
  • Fungus causes needles to discolour and turn red
  • Infected branches ‘bleed’ honey coloured resin
  • Infections reduce timber production and cause tree mortality

High priority pest of: Plantation forestry

Scientific name: Fusarium circinatum
EPPRD Category:
Life Form: Fungus

Pest Documents

FS: fact sheet

CP: contingency plan

DP: diagnostic protocol