First report of Pepino mosaic potexvirus in Finland
The NPPO of Finland has informed the EPPO Secretariat that Pepino mosaic potexvirus (EPPO Alert List) was identified for the first time in Finland in March 2001. So far, the virus has been found at 6 tomato fruit production sites (glasshouses). Eradication measures have been taken (destruction of all infected tomato plants). The origin of the introduction remains unknown. The situation of Pepino mosaic potexvirus in Finland can be described as follows: Present: found only at 6 tomato fruit production sites (glasshouses), under eradication.
NPPO of Finland, 2001-04 ; 2001-06.