European tester strains of each vegetative compatibility (vc) type of C. parasitica



European vc type

Italian vc type

Swiss vc type

Set A Tester isolate and origin

Set B Tester isolate and origin

EU-1 I-1 CH-2 PC 58 Bergamo 1993 (Italy) M 1297 Pian Ne 1976 (Switzerland)
EU-2 I-2 CH-1 PC 1 Bergamo 1993 (Italy) M 1115 Gorduno 1976 (Switzerland)
EU-3 I-3   PC 28 Bergamo 1993 (Italy) PC 28 Bergamo 1993 (Italy)
EU-4 I-4 CH-22 PC 6 Bergamo 1993 (Italy) M 1397 Gnosca 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-5 I-5 CH-3 PC 7 Bergamo 1993 (Italy) M 919 Vaernato-Ronco 1979 (Switzerland)
EU-6 I-6 CH-20 PC 84 Bergamo 1993 (Italy) M 1396 Gnosca 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-7 I-7   PC 22 Bergamo 1993 (Italy) PC 22 Bergamo 1993 (Italy)
EU-8 I-8 CH-8 M 1278 Gnosca 1990 (Switzerland) M 1278 Gnosca 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-9 I-9 CH-9 PC 39 Bergamo 1993 (Italy) M 1243 Lumino 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-10 I-10   TE 56 Teano 1995 (Italy) TE 56 Teano 1995 (Italy)
EU-11 I-11   VO 25 Crevoladossola 1993 (Italy) VO 25 Crevoladossola 1993 (Italy)
EU-12 I-12 CH-6 SA 16 Tonara 1991 (Italy) M 1273 Gnosca 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-13 I-13 CH-5 SA 25 Tonara 1991 (Italy) M 959 Bregaglia 1980 (Switzerland)
EU-14 I-14 CH-23 PC 91 Bergamo 1993 (Italy) M 1398 Copera 1995 (Switzerland)
EU-15 I-15 CH-26 HPC 28 Bergamo 1993 (Italy) M 1401 Gnosca 1992 (Switzerland)
EU-16 I-16 CH-12 M 1287 Gnosca 1990 (Switzerland) M 1287 Gnosca 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-17 I-17 CH-15 HVO 34 Crevoladossola 1993 (Italy) M 1241 Lumino 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-18 I-18 CH-10 VA 22 Ponte/Valtellina 1994 (Italy) M 1260 Lumino 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-19 I-19 CH-17 FI 9 Pomino 1994 (Itay) M 1239 Lumino 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-20 I-20   LI 13 Pigna 1994 (Italy) LI 13 Pigna 1994 (Italy)
EU-21   CH-4 M 933 Somazzo 1979 (Switzerland) M 933 Somazzo 1979 (Switzerland)
EU-22   CH-7 M 1179 Lumino 1990 (Switzerland) M 1179 Lumino 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-23   CH-11 M 1187 Lumino 1990 (Switzerland) M 1187 Lumino 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-24   CH-13 M 1244 Lumino 1990 (Switzerland) M 1244 Lumino 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-25   CH-14 M 1285 Gnosca 1990 (Switzerland) M 1285 Gnosca 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-26   CH-16 M 1189 Lumino 1990 (Switzerland) M 1189 Lumino 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-27   CH-18 M 1266 Gnosca 1990 (Switzerland) M 1266 Gnosca 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-28   CH-19 M 1402 Gnosca 1994 (Switzerland) M 1402 Gnosca 1994 (Switzerland)
EU-29   CH-21 M 1208 Lumino 1990 (Switzerland) M 1208 Lumino 1990 (Switzerland)
EU-30   CH-24 M 1399 Lumino 1992 (Switzerland) M 1399 Lumino 1992 (Switzerland)
EU-31   CH-25 M 1400 Gnosca 1992 (Switzerland) M 1400 Gnosca 1992 (Switzerland)

Set A (or part of it) will be distributed to coworkers in Europe; set B is currently used in Switzerland. Isolates of set B can be used as internal controls.


References:

EU:
Cortesi P., Rigling, D., Heiniger, U. Comparison of vegetative compatibility types in Italian and Swiss subpopulations of Cryphonectria parasitica. Eur. J. For. Path. 28:167-176.

Italy:
Cortesi, P., Milgroom, M.G., Bisiach, M. 1996. Distribution and diversity of vegetative compatibility types in subpopulations of Cryphonectria parasitica in Italy. Mycol. Res. 100 (9), 1087-1093.

Switzerland:
Bissegger M., Rigling, D., Heiniger, U. 1997. Population structure and disease development of Cryphonectria parasitica in European chestnut forests in the presence of natural hypovirulence. Phytopathology 87:50-59.


Note: The VC tester strains should only be used in the laboratory and test plates should be autoclaved before disposal!





© 1998-2021 WSL - - Last Update: Tue Apr 1 2003