First report of Iris yellow spot tospovirus in Slovenia
The NPPO of Slovenia recently informed the EPPO Secretariat that during a survey on glasshouse crops, Iris yellow spot tospovirus (EPPO Alert List) was detected for the first time in Slovenia. The virus was detected outdoor on leeks (Allium porrum) growing in the vicinity of a glasshouse. Symptoms had been observed on leek, onion and weeds since 1999. The situation of Iris yellow spot tospovirus can be described as follows: Present, reported for the first time in 2002, on leek at one production site.
NPPO of Slovenia, 2002-05.