EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 10 - 2004 Num. article: 2004/147

Absence of Pepino mosaic potexvirus in Slovakia

A national survey for Pepino mosaic potexvirus (EPPO Alert List) was done in Slovakia in 2004. It focused mainly on commercial tomato crops (Lycopersicon esculentum) grown in the field or in protected conditions. Imported plants were also inspected. In 2004, 58 inspections were made on a total of 17,314 plants (corresponding to 131 ha). 4 plants (in 2 samples) were taken and sent to the laboratory for DAS ELISA testing. All samples were negative.
The situation of Pepino mosaic potexvirus in Slovakia can be described as follows: Absent, confirmed by survey.


NPPO of Slovakia, 2004-11.