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EPPO Reporting Service no. 02 - 1995 Num. article: 1995/37

Tomato spotted wilt tospovirus found in artichoke in France

Tomato spotted wilt tospovirus (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) was observed for the first time in France on artichoke (Cynara scolymus), near Hyères (south of France), in 1993. It causes a chocolate brown discoloration and leaf curl symptoms.


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