EPPO Global Database

Olivea tectonae(OLIVTE)

Distribution details in Australia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2006
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: in all parts of the area where host crop(s) are grown (2006-10)
From CABI Disease map 499 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
First found in June 2006 near Darwin (Northern Territory) in a commercial teak plantation. Within a month, teak leaf rust was also found in the north of Western Australia and of Queensland. Eradication is not considered feasible.
References
* Daly AM, Shivas RG, Pegg GS, Mackie AE (2006) First record of teak leaf rust (Olivea tectonae) in Australia. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 1, 25-26.

* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports
- Australia (2015-06-30) Detection of teak leaf rust. https://www.ippc.int/en/countries/australia/pestreports/2006/10/detection-of-teak-leaf-rust/
– Australia (2006-10-31) Detection of teak leaf rust. https://www.ippc.int/index.php