EPPO Global Database

Puccinia kuehnii(PUCCKU)

Distribution details in Cuba

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2008
From CABI Disease map 215 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
First observed in 2008 in the province of Villa Clara (central Cuba).The disease was then found in different localities in the central and eastern regions of Cuba, without any reported economic losses to date (2010).
* Aday Diaz, O.; Barroso Medina, F. J.; Diaz Mujica, F.; Martin Triada, E. L.; Perez Vicente, L.; Terry, I. A.; Perez Milian, J.; Barroso Melillo, J. (2010) Fitosanidad 14 (2), 83-89.

* Briggs, G. C.; Nakhid, Z.; Alleyne, A. T.; Ayats, J.; Despradel, J. O.; Elibox, W. (2014) Plant Disease 98 (7), 1010.

* Pérez-Vicente L, Martin-Triana EL, Barroso F, Martinez de la Parte, E, Borras-Hidalgo O, Hernandez Estevez I (2010) Definitive identification of orange rust of sugarcane caused by Puccinia kuehnii in Cuba. Plant Pathology 59, p 804.