EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 04 - 1994 Num. article: 1994/63

Beet necrotic yellow vein furovirus is not present in Czechia (CZ)

Surveys were carried out in the Czech Republic during the years 1991 and 1992 for the occurrence of beet necrotic yellow vein furovirus (EPPO A2 quarantine pest). Although Polymyxa betae (POLMBE) was found in 64% of all samples from all sugarbeet cultivating areas in the Republic, rhizomania was not detected at all. Additional experiments carried out in natural infected fields in Germany and France on the susceptibility of Czech sugarbeet cvs. to rhizomania showed that Czech and Slovak sugarbeet cvs. are highly sensitive to beet necrotic yellow vein furovirus.


Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic (1993) Observation on the occurrence of rhizomania (BNYVV) and Polymyxa betae in the Czech Republic.
Plant Protection Yearbook 1991-1992, p. 50-51.