Warning: The following pest reports have not yet been confirmed with the appropriate National Plant Protection Organization. They are provided solely as an early warning to NAPPO countries, and all National and Regional Plant Protection Organizations should use this information with caution.

Subject: A new rust infecting Bellis perennis (English Daisy)
Publicada: March 19, 2001
Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture
A specimen of Bellis perennis (English Daisy) was recently found infected with a rust, Puccinia distincta McAlpine, in San Diego County, California. This is the first time a rust has been found on Bellis in the U. S. Puccinia distincta McAlpine is known from Australia, New Zealand and Europe, but this is the first discovery of it in the U. S.