Soybean Rust Dr. Matt Royer, USDA-APHIS-PPQ-PDMP
December 2002 - SBR in Brazil; APHIS initiated strategic plan; requested specific research from ARS.
Protection Offshore Pest Information Detection Response Recovery SoybeanRust Plan APHIS-PPQ-PDMP January 2004
Offshore Pest Information System Caribbean Brazil South Africa If successful, expand to 51 other countries
Protection Pathway Pest Risk Assessment Detection Response Recovery SoybeanRust Plan APHIS-PPQ-PDMP January 2004
Spread of Soybean Rust Windborne urediniospores produced in large quantities under optimum environmental conditions April Sum of 5 years- air parcel movement from SBR areas in Brazil Not seedborne- not spread by planting contaminated seed.
Protection Detection Commodity Entry Standards Response Recovery SoybeanRust Plan APHIS-PPQ-PDMP January 2004
Protection Detection Survey Soybean Rust Host List Collection of Specimens Specimens for Determination (PPQ Form391) Detection Response Recovery SoybeanRust Plan Survey- MS, OH, VA, WI, PA, FL, IL, HI, TX APHIS-PPQ-PDMP January 2004
April Number of years in ten suitable for an epidemic, hatched areas indicate soybean production
Protection Detection Identification Procedures Identification Characters Diagnostic Laboratory Instructions Response Recovery SoybeanRust Plan APHIS-PPQ-PDMP January 2004
Protection Detection Response Recovery Outreach SoybeanRust Plan APHIS-PPQ-PDMP January 2004
SoybeanRust Plan Protection Incident Coordination Detection Communications National Local Response Technical Support Incident Assessment Surveillance Management Forecasting Recovery APHIS-PPQ-PDMP January 2004
Protection Detection Technical Support Forecasting Systems Access to Fungicides Resistant/Tolerant Varieties Response Recovery Outreach SoybeanRust Plan APHIS-PPQ-PDMP January 2004
Conclusion SBR threat to US production Natural spread Proactive steps to prepare
Dr. Matt Royer Senior Program Advisor USDA-APHIS Plant Protection and Quarantine Pest Detection and Management Programs 4700 River Road Riverdale, MD 20737-1234 301-734-3769 Matthew.H.Royer@usda.gov