EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 1994 Num. article: 1994/07

Tomato spotted wilt tospovirus found in Israel

According to a statement by the Department of Plant Protection and Inspection of the Ministry of Agriculture of Israel, tomato spotted wilt tospovirus (potential EPPO A2 quarantine pest) has been found on tomatoes, lettuce and asters in a few places in the country. The pest is not considered to be established, yet and control measures to control the spread and eradicate the disease are currently carried out.


Plant Protection Service, Bet Dagan (1993-11)