EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 02 - 1995 Num. article: 1995/41

Update on the situation of tomato yellow leaf curl geminivirus on vegetable crops in Italy

In Italy, tomato yellow leaf curl geminivirus (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) was detected for the first time in Sardegna (1988), then in Sicilia and in 1991 in Calabria (south of Italy). The occurrence of this virus on continental Italy was not mentioned in the EPPO data base.


Gallitelli, D.; Accoto, G.P.; Lisa, V. (1993) Introducción del CMV, TYLCV y TSWV en los cultivos de Italia: experiencias de control.
Phytoma España, n° 50, 104-105.
Paper presented during the '4° Symposium - Las virosis en los cultivos horticolas mediterraneos', Valencia (ES), 1993-07-06/07.