Summary of the Express Pest Risk Analysis for Tilletia indica
Monitoring is necessary phytosanitary measure in case of seeds import (for the production of food and animal feed) from area of pathogen occurrence. Import this kind of material should be prohibited from epidemic regions or areas with high number of infections. Seeds imported from areas where Tilletia indica is not present are not a subject to special phytosanitary measures. All signals of pathogen occurrence in PRA area should be analize and all detected infected plants or material need to be remove and destroy. Teliospores have high climatic-resistance so even chemical methods of eradication and crop rotation may be insufficient.
Rating of the likelihood of entry: low/moderate (strictly depending on import of infected seeds)
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