EPPO Distribution List for strawberry mild yellow edge disease
Due to the record of strawberry mild yellow edge disease (EU Annex II/A2) in China (EPPO RS 94/176) and new information provided by several countries during the validation of geographical distribution, its distribution list can be modified as follows. However, in this distribution list no specific reference is made to strawberry mild yellow edge luteovirus and strawberry mild yellow edge associated potexvirus, as in many cases, details on the virus(es) present are not given. Some clarification on this point would be needed in the future.
EPPO Distribution List: Strawberry mild yellow edge disease
Strawberry mild yellow edge is one of the widespread and common virus diseases in cultivated strawberries.
EPPO region: Throughout western Europe, specifically recorded in Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Germany (in this case strawberry mild yellow edge associated potexvirus was most constantly mound with the disease, but strawberry mild yellow edge luteovirus was also present), Hungary (unconfirmed), Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland (found in the past but not established), Switzerland (unconfirmed), UK.
Asia: China, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan.
Africa: South Africa (few reports).
North America: Canada (report not yet confirmed of strawberry mild yellow edge associated potexvirus), USA.
South America: Chile (few reports), Paraguay.
Oceania: Australia, New Zealand.
This distribution list replaces all previous published EPPO Distribution Lists on Strawberry mild yellow edge disease !
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