EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 10 - 1993 Num. article: 1993/176

Puccinia horiana found in Mexico

Puccinia horiana (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) has been found in Mexico. The causal agent of white rust of chrysanthemums has been detected in several municipalities in the State of Mexico. USDA/APHIS has issued an import ban on cuttings, plants and cut flowers of chrysanthemums after Mexican chrysanthemums had been found infected by the fungus.


NAPPO Newsletter Vol. 13, No. 4, p. 13