EPPO Global Database

Coconut cadang-cadang viroid(CCCVD0)

Distribution details in Solomon Islands

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Absent, unreliable record
From CABI Disease map 717 (1996): Present, restricted distribution
Guadalcanal plains on oil palm (SPC, 1987). See also EPPO Reporting Service 503/06.

In 1987, a viroid-like RNA similar to CCCVs was detected in oil palms with yellow leaf spotting (low incidence ca. 1%) and in some coconut palms (not showing typical symptoms of CCCVd). These CCCVd-related molecules are now considered to be different from CCCVd occurring in the Philippines.
* Hanold D, Randles JW (1989) Cadang-cadang-like viroid in oil palm in the Solomon Islands. Plant Disease 73 (2), 183.

* Hanold D, Randles JW (eds) (1998) Report on ACIAR-Funded research on viroids and viruses of coconut palm and other tropical monocotyledons 1985-1993. ACIAR Working Paper no. 51, 222 pp.

* Personal communication with Bob Macfarlane, Biosecurity Solomon Islands, Honiara (2014-06).

* SPC Plant Protection News, Serial no. 108, 1987-12.