EPPO Global Database

Sporisorium scitamineum(USTISC)

Distribution details in Australia (Western Australia)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 079 (2008): Present, no details
From NPPO: Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (98/146): Western Australia.
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Australia. Sugar cane smut is now established in all sugarcane growing areas of Australia (2009-12-20). https://www.ippc.int/index.php
------- Established in Western Australia.

* 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).