EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 09 - 2010 Num. article: 2010/154

Puccinia horiana detected in Veneto region (IT)

The NPPO of Italy recently reported the detection of Puccinia horiana (EPPO A2 List). The rust was found on chrysanthemum cuttings in a nursery in the province of Padova, Veneto region. The infected plant material was immediately destroyed. Investigations are being undertaken to identify the possible source of infection. The situation of Puccinia horiana in Italy can be described as follows: Present, occasionally reported, under official control.


NPPO of Italy (2010-08).