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Gladiolus Rust

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Gladiolus rust -
Scientific Name:
Uromyces transversalis (Thüm.) G. Winter (1884) (Beilharz et al. 2001)
Common Name:
Gladiolus rust (GR)
Gladiolus rust symptoms - Cesar Calderon USDA, APHIS, Plant Protection and Quarantine
Native To:
South Africa (Schubert et al. 2006)
Date of U.S. Introduction:
Means of Introduction:
Has arrived on imported cut flowers (Schubert et al. 2006)
Rust fungus of gladiolus flowers that can result in total yield loss (Schubert et al. 2006)

Distribution/Maps/Survey Status


Selected Resources

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Federal Government

State and Local Government

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Division of Plant Industry.
See also: Plant Industry Pest Alerts for more pests/diseases


Michigan State University. Diagnostic Services.
See also: Plant Diseases for more fact sheets.