EPPO Global Database

Hemileia vastatrix(HEMIVA)

Distribution details in Nicaragua

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 005 (1998): Present, no details
* FAO (1976) FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 24 (4), 136.
------- First record for Central America, near Managua.

* Loaisiga, G. H.; Gutierrez, G. Y.; Monterroso, S. D. (1996) Manejo Integrado de Plagas No. 41, 1-7.

* ProMed posting (no.20140604.2518313) of 2014-06-04. Leaf rust, coffee - Central America: Hight altitude strain, update. http://www.promedmail.org
------- The rust has affected 37% of the nation's crop in 2013.

* ProMed posting (no. 20121128.1429421) of 2012-11-29. Multiple fungal diseases, coffee - Nicaragua: (Jinotega, Matagalpa). http://www.promedmail.org
------- 50 000 acres (20 000 ha) of coffee in Jinotega were affected. In Matagalpa is estimated that the rust affected 20 to 30% of the plantations.

* Ribeiro, I. J. A.; Sugimori, M. H.; Paradela Filho, O.; Monaco, L. C. (1977) Turrialba 27 (1), 99-101.
------- Race II, Jinotepe.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Costa Rica Present, widespread view...
Honduras Present, no details view...