EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 1995 Num. article: 1995/19

Update on tomato yellow leaf curl geminivirus in Turkey

Tomato yellow leaf curl geminivirus (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) affects tomato production in Turkey. It has been observed earlier (1974) in the Çukurova region and more recently (1993) in the Aegean region. Studies have shown that the following weeds: Datura stramonium, Solanum nigrum and Urtica sp. could act as reservoirs for the virus.


met Asil Yilmez (1994) TYLCV affects tomato production in Turkey.
Arab and Near East Plant Protection Newsletter, FAO, ASPP, No. 18, p 29.