Tomato spotted wilt tospovirus found again in Finland
The NPPO of Finland has informed the EPPO Secretariat that Tomato spotted wilt tospovirus (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) was found in May 2001 at 1 production site of pot plants of New Guinea Impatiens. All infested plants were destroyed. This virus had been found in the past but was successfully eradicated. The origin of this introduction remains unknown. The situation of Tomato spotted wilt tospovirus in Finland can be described as follows: Present: found only at 1 production site of pot plants of New Guinea Impatiens, under eradication.
NPPO of Finland, 2001-06.