EPPO Global Database

Puccinia kuehnii(PUCCKU)

Distribution details in United States of America (Florida)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2007
From CABI Disease map 215 (2015): Present, widespread
First found in July 2007, in commercial sugarcane fields in Palm Beach county. The disease then spread in Florida and regulatory action was no longer required.
* Comstock, J. C.; Sood, S. G.; Glynn, N. C.; Shine, J. M. Jr.; McKemy, J. M.; Castlebury, L. A. (2008) Plant Disease 92 (1), 175.
------- First record in the Western Hemisphere. Near Belle Glade and south of Canal Point. On cultivars CP 80-1743 and CP 72-2086.

* ProMed posting (no. 20070731.2457) of 2007-07-31. Orange rust, sugarcane - USA: 1st report. http://www.promedmail.org
------- First report in Florida (Palm Beach county).

* ProMed posting (no. 20070911.3008) of 2007-09-11. Orange rust, sugarcane - USA(02): widepread in Florida. http://www.promedmail.org
------- Widespread in Florida.

* Herb. BPI (2007)
------- Belle Glade, Palm Beach County.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...