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Chrysanthemum White Rust

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Chrysanthemum white rust, symptoms
Scientific Name:

Puccinia horiana Henn. (Whipps 1993)

Common Name:
Chrysanthemum white rust
Photo:
Chrysanthemum white rust, symptoms - Photo by Flroida Division of Plant Industry, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Native To:
Date of U.S. Introduction:

There have been several outbreaks in the U.S., but the disease has been eradicated each time. (Hernández 2004)

Means of Introduction:

Potential of this organism to be transported with prohibited articles of chrysanthemum. (APHIS 2008)

Impact:

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)

Current U.S. Distribution:
Not currently established

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Selected Resources

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Federal Government

Academic

University of Massachusetts - Amherst. UMass Extension. Greenhouse Crops & Floriculture Program.

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