Chrysanthemum White Rust
Asia (Hernández 2004)
There have been several outbreaks in the U.S., but the disease has been eradicated each time. (Hernández 2004)
Potential of this organism to be transported with prohibited articles of chrysanthemum. (APHIS 2008)
Has become established throughout most of the world. If established in the U.S., chrysanthemum white rust could have significant impact on both greenhouse and outdoor chrysanthemum plants. (Hernández 2004)
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State and Local Government
APHIS. 2008. Plant Pests and Diseases Program: Chrysanthemum White Rust. USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
Hernández, J.R. 2004. Chrysanthemum White Rust (Invasive and Emerging Fungal Pathogens Diagnostic Fact Sheets). USDA, ARS Systematic Mycology and Microbiology Laboratory.
Whipps, J.M. 1993. A review of white rust (Puccinia horiana Henn.) disease on chrysanthemum and the potential for its biological control with Verticillium lecanii (Zimm.) Viégas. Annals of Applied Biology 122(1):173-187.