EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 04 - 1993 Num. article: 1993/66

Tomato spotted wilt tospovirus present in the Czech Republic.

The Central Control and Testing Institute for Agriculture of the Czech Republic has informed EPPO that tomato spotted wilt tospovirus (potential A2 quarantine pest) has been found in the Czech Republic. As a result of an extensive survey for tomato spotted wilt tospovirus within country, 15 localities within three Czech regions were found to be infested by the virus. The virus was found in vegetables, weeds and ornamentals. Tomato spotted wilt tospovirus has been added onto the list of quarantine pests for the Czech Republic.

EPPO was further informed that Phytophthora megasperma f.sp. glycinea, Liriomyza huidobrensis, L. sativae and peach latent mosaic viroid do not occur in the country.


Central Control and Testing Institute for Agriculture, Praha (1992-12)