EPPO Global Database

Uromyces transversalis(UROMTV)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2006
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present and subject to official control (2012-06)
From CABI Disease map 722 (2013): Present, restricted distribution
In 2006, U. transversalis was intercepted in Hawaii on cut gladiolus flowers imported from Florida. Its presence was confirmed in Florida and subsequently in California. Outbreaks are submitted to eradication measures.

In 2012, detected on gladiolus plants located on a commercial farm (Manatee County) where infestations were previously found in 2006, and again in 2010 and 2011. Phytosanitary measures were taken to prevent any further spread.
* Blomquist, C. L. Thomas, S. L. McKemy, J. M. Nolan, P. A. Luque-Williams, M. (2007) First report of Uromyces transversalis, causal agent of gladiolus rust, in San Diego County, California. Plant Disease 91(9), p 1202.

* Buck JW (2009) The impact of rust disease on the ornamental industry. Phytopathology 99(6), S197.

* NAPPO Phytosanitary Pest Alert System. Official Pest Reports. USA (2012-06-20) Detection of Gladiolus Rust (Uromyces transversalis) in Manatee County, Florida.

* Schubert, T. S. Leahy, R. M. Davison, D. A. Silagyi, A. J. Killgore, E. M. (2007) Gladiolus rust caused by Uromyces transversalis makes first nearctic appearance in Florida. Plant Disease, 91(9), p 1202.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...