EPPO Global Database

Sporisorium scitamineum(USTISC)

Distribution details in Australia (Queensland)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, widespread
From CABI Disease map 079 (2008): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2006/118) : found for the first time in Queensland.

Now considered widespread and established in Queensland and is no longer being addressed as a biosecurity eradication and containment program.
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports. Australia (2006-11-15) Sugarcane smut widespread and established in Queensland. https://www.ippc.int/en/countries/australia/pestreports/2006/11/sugarcane-smut-widespread-and-established-in-queensland/
------- Widespread.

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

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