A controversy regarding the exclusion of
Asian soybean rust was first reported in
Outbreaks of coffee wilt, leaf rust, and berry disease have affected crops in
Potato late blight is causing concern in many countries due to emerging new strains with increased virulence and multiple fungicide resistances. A major outbreak has affected crops in
A breakdown of resistance to lethal yellowing disease was observed in Malayan dwarf coconut hybrids. This jeopardizes replanting programs in areas affected by the disease. The mechanism of the resistance breakdown is unknown. Fungal diseases of vegetable, cereal and root crops, and grapevines were of concern in
Wheat stem rust strain Ug99 jumped the Red Sea and spread to
These diseases are tracked by the International Society for Infectious Diseases' Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases, an electronic outbreak reporting system that monitors infectious diseases globally.