Vigilance advised concerning Chrysanthemum white rust to Russia 2-5-2016

On the website of the Russian federation cases of Crysanthemum white rust (Puccinia horiana) are more frequently recorded in addition to the usual accounts of thrips in cut flowers. The requirements for companies regarding this organism are very strict in Russia; a company has to be free of contamination for 3 years. Additional attention in this matter is advised.


In 2006 the university of Wageningen published the following resources for controlling the disease (download publication).