EPPO Global Database

Sporisorium scitamineum(USTISC)

Distribution details in Australia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: only in some areas (2015-06)
From CABI Disease map 079 (2008): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (1998/146) : Western Australia.

EPPO Reporting Service (2006/118) : also in Queensland.

Also in New South Wales.
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports. https://www.ippc.int
- Australia (2006-11-15) Sugarcane smut widespread and established in Queensland.
- Australia (2009-12-20) Sugar cane smut is now established in all sugarcane growing areas of Australia.

* ProMed posting (20091130.4095) of 2009-311-30. Smut sugarcane – Australia (New South Wales). http://www.promedmail.org

* ProMed posting (20081112.3558) of 2008-10-17. Smut sugarcane – Australia (03). http://www.promedmail.org

* ProMed posting (20060612.1643) of 2006-06-12. Sugarcane smut – Australia (Queensland): 1st report. http://www.promedmail.org

* Roberts, B. (1998) Detection of sugarcane smut in the Ord River irrigation District, Kununurra (Western Australia). OCPPO Alert of 3 August 1998, State department of Agriculture and Industry, Australia.
------- First record in Australia (Western Australia).