EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 03 - 2000 Num. article: 2000/045

Details on citrus tristeza closterovirus in Turkey

Although the purpose of a study carried out in the Eastern Mediterranean Region of Turkey was to compare immunoprinting to ELISA in detecting citrus tristeza closterovirus (EPPO A2 quarantine pest), it also showed that the virus is present in this region. Positive samples were found in the Provinces of Hatay and Icel.


Yilmaz, M.A.; Baloglu, S. (1998) Detection of CTV by immunoprinting in the Eastern Mediterranean Region of Turkey. In: Proceedings of the Mediterranean Network on Certification of Citrus, 1995-1997.
Options Méditerranéennes, series B 21, CIHEAM publications, 129-133.