First report of Tomato chlorosis virus in Hungary
In 2007, an unusual disease of tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) was observed in some glasshouses in Tömörkény (Csongrád county) in Southern Hungary. Affected plants were chlorotic and stunted, and their leaves showed mottling, asymmetric interveinal yellowing and necrosis. Laboratory analysis (DAS-ELISA, RT-PCR, electron microscopy) confirmed the presence of Tomato chlorosis virus (Crinivirus, ToCV - EPPO A2 List) in affected tomato plants. This is the first time that ToCV is reported from Hungary.
The situation of Tomato chlorosis virus in Hungary can be described as follows: Present, first found in 2007 in glasshouse tomatoes near Tömörkény (Csongrád county).
Bese G, Bóka K, Krizbai L, Tákacs AP (2011) [First occurrence of Tomato chlorosis virus in tomato in Hungary]. Növényvédelem 47(9), 377-380 (in Hungarian).
Bese G, Bóka K, Krizbai L, Tákacs AP (2011) First report of Tomato chlorosis virus in tomato from Hungary. Plant Disease 95(3), p 363.