Puccinia horiana found in Hungary
The EPPO Secretariat was informed by the NPPO of Hungary of the recent finding of Puccinia horiana (EPPO A2 list) on its territory. P. horiana was detected in Veszprém county in a plastic house producing chrysanthemum cut flowers (cv. Palisade). The identity of the rust was confirmed in October 2005 by the Central Diagnostic Laboratory in Budapest. All infected material has been destroyed. P. horiana has occasionally been reported in Hungary, mainly on glasshouse crops and submitted to phytosanitary measures (e.g. RS 2001/083, 2000/100).
The situation of Puccinia horiana in Hungary can be described as follows: Present, occasionally found in glasshouses, under official control.
NPPO of Hungary, 2006-01.