Chrysanthemum stunt viroid detected in Solanum jasminoides in France
The NPPO of France recently informed the EPPO Secretariat that, within the framework of a surveillance programme for Potato spindle tuber viroid in solanaceous ornamentals, the presence of Chrysanthemum stunt viroid (Pospiviroid, CSVd – EPPO A2 List) was detected in Ile-de-France region. In August 2013, CSVd was detected in a glasshouse nursery in asymptomatic plants of Solanum jasminoides. All infected plants were destroyed.
The pest status of Chrysanthemum stunt viroid in France is officially declared as: Absent.
NPPO of France (2013-10).