Exotic Pest Alert: Kernel smut of rice

Kernel smut of rice (Tilletia horrida) is an exotic plant pest not present in Australia This disease is a serious threat to Australia’s rice industry.

Topics:

  • Symptoms
  • Lifecycle
  • Hosts
  • Spread
  • Distribution
  • Actions to minimise risks
  • Reporting

Plant Biosecurity & Product Integrity, Primefact 1214, second edition, NSW Department of Primary Industries, August 2017