EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 10 - 2004 Num. article: 2004/149

Pepino mosaic potexvirus does not occur in Estonia

In Estonia, an official survey for Pepino mosaic potexvirus (PepMV - EPPO Alert List) was carried out in August 2004. This survey focused on inspection of glasshouses producing tomato fruits. Visual inspections of plants and fruits were carried out in 23 premises. During every inspection, 2-4 samples were taken, even in the absence of any symptoms. One sample consisted of 10 leaves taken from different plants. A total of 70 samples was sent to laboratory and tested by ELISA. All tests were negative. No PepMV has been found in the tomato fruit production of Estonia during the official survey in 2004.
The status of Pepino mosaic potexvirus in Estonia is declared as follows: Absent, confirmed by survey.


NPPO of Estonia, 2004-11.