EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 09 - 2004 Num. article: 2004/138

First report of Impatiens necrotic spot tospovirus in Austria

The NPPO of Austria recently informed the EPPO Secretariat of the first finding of Impatiens necrotic spot tospovirus (INSV - EPPO A2 list) on its territory. The virus was detected on Nemesia hybrids (cv. Sunsatia yellow) in two nurseries in Tyrol. The source of infestation is unknown. The infected plants were destroyed under official supervision and control measures against Thrips species have been ordered.
The status of INSV in Austria is declared as follows: Present, under eradication.


NPPO of Austria, 2004-10.