EPPO Global Database

Puccinia kuehnii(PUCCKU)

Distribution details in Ecuador

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 observed in August 2011 in commercial sugarcane fields along the Pacific coast with a low incidence and severity. Later surveys in 2011 and 2012 showed an increase of disease severity (from 3% to 28% on a susceptible cultivar).
* Garcés FF, Fiallos FF, Silva E, Martinez F, Aime MC, Comstock JC, Glynn NC, Castlebury LA (2014) First report of orange rust of sugarcane caused by Puccinia kuehnii in Ecuador. Plant Disease 98(6), p 842.

* ProMed posting (no. 20111214.3597) of 2011-12-14. Orange rust, sugarcane - Ecuador: first report. http://www.promedmail.org
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Colombia Present, restricted distribution view...