EPPO Global Database

Uromyces transversalis(UROMTV)

Distribution details in United States of America (Florida)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2006
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 then confirmed in Florida.

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

* Peterson, G. L.; Berner, D. K. (2009) European Journal of Plant Pathology 125 (3), 509-513.
------- Found in 2006 in several commercial nurseries. Eradication programme started.

* 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...