EPPO Distribution List for bean golden mosaic geminivirus
Golden mosaic symptoms have been seen on legumes in many countries of tropical America. In many cases, bean golden mosaic geminivirus (BGMV) has specifically been identified, and these cases are indicated as unqualified records below. In other cases, a related virus has been identified or only symptoms have been seen. Since the relationships between BGMV and similar viruses have not yet been fully worked out, these other records are also mentioned here.
EPPO Distribution List: bean golden mosaic geminivirus
EPPO region: Absent.
Africa: Nigeria (lima bean golden mosaic).
North America: Mexico (bean dwarf mosaic; Sonora, bean calico mosaic and cotton leaf crumple; Chiapas, Sinaola and Yucatan, symptoms only), USA (Florida).
Central America and Caribbean: Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador (symptoms only), Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua (symptoms only), Panama (symptoms only), Puerto Rico.
South America: Argentina (including also bean dwarf mosaic), Brazil (widespread including Goias, Rio Grande do Sul, Sao Paulo), Colombia (including also bean dwarf mosaic), Venezuela; widespread in tropical and subtropical America.
EPPO Secretariat, 1995-07.