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Research Project: MANAGEMENT OF DISEASES OF SACCHARUM HYBRIDS THROUGH DEVELOPMENT AND EVALUATION OF RESISTANT GERMPLASM

Location: Sugarcane Field Station

Title: La Roya naranja de la caña de azúcar, una enfermedad emergente: su impacto y comparación con la roya marrón English Translation: Orange rust of sugarcane, an emerging disease: its impact and comparison to brown rust.

Author
item Comstock, Jack
item OVALLE, WERNER - Cengicana
item CHAVARRIA, E - Industrial Agricultural League Of Sugarcane
item GLYNN, NEIL - Syngenta
item CASTLEBURY, L - Department Of Agriculture Government Of Sri Lanka
item RAID, R - University Of Florida
item OROZCO, HECTOR - Cengicana

Submitted to: Ciencia y Tecnologia de los Cultivos Industriales INTA.
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 11/10/2015
Publication Date: 12/11/2015
Citation: Comstock, J.C., Ovalle, W., Chavarria, E., Glynn, N.C., Castlebury, L.A., Raid, R.N., Orozco, H. 2015. La Roya naranja de la caña de azúcar, una enfermedad emergente: su impacto y comparación con la roya marrón English Translation: Orange rust of sugarcane, an emerging disease: its impact and comparison to brown rust. Ciencia y Tecnologia de los Cultivos Industriales INTA. pp. 12-21.

Interpretive Summary: The manuscript is a mini-review of orange rust of sugarcane. Describing its introduction into the Western Hemisphere, its impact, symptoms, morphological characteristics of the pathogen and rating systems. (Manuscript published in Spanish)

Technical Abstract: Sugarcane orange rust, caused by Puccinia kuehnii, was first detected in Florida in 2007, the first for Western Hemisphere. Subsequently, it has spread to the majority of sugarcane producing countries in the hemisphere. Orange rust is distinguished from brown rust its pustule size which is slightly smaller and more elongate, its orange color and urediospores that have an apical thickening in contrast to darker urediospores of the brown rust pathogen, Puccinia melanocephala that are uniform in wall thickness. Orange rust has caused economic losses and has required fungicidal control in susceptible cultivars. (Manuscript published in Spanish)