EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 10 - 2021 Num. article: 2021/222

First report of tomato brown rugose fruit virus in Uzbekistan

The tomato brown rugose fruit virus (Tobamovirus, ToBRFV – EPPO A2 List) has recently been reported from Uzbekistan. The virus was first detected in greenhouses producing tomato fruit (Solanum lycopersicum) in the Ferghana region in October 2020. Official surveys also detected the virus in tomato greenhouses in the region of Davlatobod in 2021. Official measures are taken to control the virus. 

The pest situation of tomato brown rugose fruit virus in Uzbekistan can be described as: Present, not widely distributed and under official control.


Official decrees of the Republic of Uzbekistan: