EPPO Global Database

Puccinia kuehnii(PUCCKU)

Distribution details in Australia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 215 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
Present in Australia for more than 100 years but it had rarely caused significant economic crop loss. Outbreaks of orange rust occurred in Queensland in 1999-2000 and again in 2012 (and were attributed to the appearance of a new race).
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* ProMed posting (no. 20120212.1040137) of 2011-02-09. Orange rust, sugarcane - Australia: (Queensland), new strain suspected. http://www.promedmail.org.

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* Virtudazo, E. V.; Nojima, H.; Kakishima, M. (2001) Mycoscience 42, 167-175.