The fungus Alternaria has been detected on parsley crops in Victoria and Queensland and is ikely to be more widespread in Australia
A decision was taken in March 2006 that eradication of the disease is not technically feasible due to the establishment of the fungus in at least two states. Relevant horticultural industries raised no concerns in relation to the decision to take no further action on this disease.
Alternaria on parsley, an exotic disease to Australia, has been detected on parsley grown in Victoria and Queensland.
Contact pour demandes d'information
Office of the Chief Plant Protection Officer
Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries & Forestry
GPO Box 858
Canberra ACT 2601