EPPO Global Database

Puccinia kuehnii(PUCCKU)

Distribution details in Dominican Republic

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2011
From CABI Disease map 215 (2015): Present, restricted distribution
First found in June 2011 at La Romana in sugarcane crops (on the main commercial cultivars grown on the island).
* Briggs GC, Nakhid Z, Alleyne AT, Ayats J, Despradel JO, Elibox W (2014) First report of orange rust disease of sugarcane in the Dominican Republic. Plant Disease 98(7), p 1010.