EPPO Global Database

Tilletia indica(NEOVIN)

Distribution details in South Africa

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2000: Present, few occurrences
From NPPO: Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2001/008) : first report at a farm in the Northern Cape. Quarantine area established, and delimiting survey undertaken.
* Crous PW, Van Jaarsveld AB, Castlebury LA, Carris L, Frederick RD, Pretorius ZA (2001) Karnal bunt of wheat newly reported from the African continent. Plant Disease 85, p 561.

* ProMED posting of 2000-12-23. Karnal bunt, wheat - South Africa. http://www.promedmail.org

* Press release of the National Department of Agriculture of South Africa, Pretoria, 2000-12-19. http://www.bibim.com/anc/nw20001220/29.html