EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 11 - 2011 Num. article: 2011/249

Chrysanthemum stunt viroid detected in Lazio region (IT)

In 2011, Chrysanthemum stunt viroid (Pospiviroid, CSVd – EPPO A2 List) was found in one nursery in the Lazio region, Italy. CSVd was detected in Chrysanthemum plants (1 lot) which had been imported from Brazil. The infested lot was destroyed and phytosanitary measures were taken to prevent the spread of CSVd.
The situation of Chrysanthemum stunt viroid in Italy can be described as follows: Present, few occurrences, under official control.


NPPO of Italy (2011-08).