EPPO Global Database

Avocado sunblotch viroid(ASBVD0)

Distribution details in Mexico

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2006
From CABI Disease map 1145 (2013): Present, no details
Detected for the first time during a 2006/2007 survey in avocado orchards in Tingambato county (Michoacan state).
* De la Torre R, Téliz-Ortiz D, Pallas V, Sanchez-Navarro JA (2009) First report of Avocado sun blotch viroid in avocado from Michoacan México. Plant Disease 93(2), p 202.

* Saucedo-Carabez JR, Téliz-Ortiz D, Ochoa-Ascensio S, Ochoa-Martinez D, Vallejo-Pérez MR, Beltran-Pena H (2014) Effect of Avocado sunblotch viroid (ASBVd) on avocado yield in Michoacan, Mexico. European Journal of Plant Pathology 138(4), 799-805.
------- Studies on the economic impact of ASBVd in avocado orchards in Michoacan state (yield is significantly reduced, fruit morphology is negatively affected).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Guatemala Present, no details view...
United States of America Florida Present, no details view...
United States of America Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America California Present, no details view...