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Name of disease/ Introduced from/ Year

  • Leaf rust of coffee (Hemileia vastatrix)  / Srilanka / 1876
  • Fire blight of apple (Erwinia amylovora) / England / 1940
  • Flag smut of wheat (Urocystis tritici) / Australia /  –
  • Bunchy Top of Banana (viral disease) /  Srilanka / 1940
  • Wart disease of Potato (Synchytrium endobioticum) / Holland / 1952
  • Onion smut (Urocystis cepulae) / – /   –
  • Golden nematode of potato /  Europe  / 1960s
  • Groundnut rust /    U.S.A  / 1970s
  • Citrus canker /  U.S.A  / –

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