EPPO Global Database

Banana bunchy top virus(BBTV00)


Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Musa x paradisiaca (MUBPA) Major host
Carica papaya (CIAPA) Host
Heliconia (1HEBG) Host
* Hamim I, Green JC, Borth WB, Melzer MJ, Wang YN, Hu JS (2017) First report of Banana bunchy top virus in Heliconia spp. on Hawaii. Plant Disease 101(12), p 2153.
------- In Heliconia sp.
Musa (1MUBG) Host
* Mpoki S, Mahuku G, Mbanzibwa DR, Mkamilo G, Mark D, Mosha H, Pallangyyo BD, Fihavango M, Oresanya A, Ogunsanya P, Kumar PL (2021) First report of banana bunchy top virus in banana and plantain (Musa spp.) in Tanzania. Plant Disease (early view). https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-07-21-1387-PDN
Musa textilis (MUBTE) Host