Exotic Pest Alert: Bakanae

Bakanae (Gibberella fujikuroi) is an exotic plant pest not present in Australia This disease is a serious threat to Australia’s rice industry


  • Symptoms
  • Disease cycle
  • Hosts
  • Distribution
  • Actions to minimise risks
  • Reporting

Plant Biosecurity & Product Integrity, Primefact 1216, second edition, NSW Department of Primary Industries, August 2017