EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 11 - 2008 Num. article: 2008/215

Puccinia horiana detected in Finland in cut flower production

In Finland, Puccinia horiana (EPPO A2 List) was detected at the end of August – beginning of September 2008 in 3 cut flower production units growing chrysanthemums. The NPPO is currently investigating the source of this outbreak. It is recalled that P. horiana had not been detected in Finland since 2001 (EPPO RS 2002/039).
The situation of Puccinia horiana in Finland can be described as follows: Transient, found in 2008 in 3 cut flower production units, under eradication.


EVIRA – Finnish Food Safety Authority (last accessed 2008-09). White rust found on chrysanthemums in cut flower production. http://www.evira.fi/portal/en/plant_production_and_feeds/current_issues/?a=ViewMessage;id=1350