Sugar cane smut is now established in all sugarcane growing areas of Australia

Date de publication
ven, 11 Déc 2009, 01:00
Dernière mise à jour effectuée le
juin 30, 2015, 8:01 matin
Report Number
AUS-27/2
Pays
Australia
Identité de l'organisme nuisible
Sporisorium scitamineum - (USTISC)
Situation du signalement
Final
Hôtes
Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
Situation de l’organisme nuisible
  • Unknown
Distribution géographique
Sugarcane growing areas of Western Australia, Queensland, New South Wales (NSW).
Résumé

Sugar cane smut is now considered to be established in all areas where sugarcane is grown in Australia.

Danger
The first traces of sugar cane smut disease have been found in a cane crop in the Condong milling area of northern NSW. In preparation for the eventual arrival of the pest, the NSW sugar industry now has around 60% of the cane area planted with smut resistant and smut tolerant varieties.
Contact pour demandes d'information
Australian Chief Plant Protection Officer Australian Government Department of Agriculture, GPO Box 858 Canberra ACT 2601 Australia ippc.contactpoint@agriculture.gov.au
Mots-clés associés au thème
Pest status:Present/Presence
Mots-clés associés à la marchandise

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