EPPO Global Database

Striga asiatica(STRLU)

Distribution details in Australia (Queensland)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2013
From NPPO (2013): found on a single sugarcane property near Mackay. Under official control.
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Australia (2015-06-30) Detection of Striga asiatica near Mackay, mid east coast, Queensland. https://www.ippc.int/en/countries/australia/pestreports/2013/07/detection-of-striga-asiatica-near-mackay-mid-east-coast-queensland/