Outbreak of Pepino mosaic potexvirus in tomato in Germany
The NPPO of Germany recently informed the EPPO Secretariat that Pepino mosaic potexvirus (EPPO Alert List) was found in fruits of tomato in a glasshouse in Sachsen, in the framework of official EU monitoring. The origin of the infection is not known. Eradication measures have been taken. This is the fourth record of an outbreak of Pepino mosaic potexvirus in tomato in Germany since 1999. Eradication measures have been successful up to now in two of these cases. The pest status of Pepino mosaic potexvirus in Germany is declared as follows: Present, only in two premises, under protected cultivation. Transient, actionable, under eradication.
NPPO of Germany, 2002-12