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Gladiolus Rust

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Gladiolus rust -
Gladiolus rust symptoms - Cesar Calderon USDA, APHIS, Plant Protection and Quarantine
Scientific Name: 

Uromyces transversalis (Thüm.) G. Winter (1884) (Beilharz et al. 2001)

Common Name: 

Gladiolus rust (GR)

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

USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey. National Agricultural Pest Information System.


University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.

Selected Resources

The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source. Or, to display all related content view all resources for Gladiolus Rust.

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

University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension.

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