EPPO Global Database

Cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus(CCYV00)

Distribution details in Saudi Arabia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2014
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/119) : detected for the first time in samples which had been collected in March 2014 on cucumber plants in 2 greenhouses in the Al-Kharj area of Riyadh.
References
* Al-Saleh MA, Al-Shahwan IM, Amer MA, Shakeel MT, Abdalla OA, Orfanidou CG, Katis NI (2015) First report of Cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus in cucumber in Saudi Arabia. Plant Disease 99(5), p 734.
------- First report on cucumber (Cucumis sativus) near Riyadh.

* Shakeel MT, Amer MA, Al-Saleh MA, Al-Shahwan IM, Kamran A, Orfanidou CG, Katis NI (2018) Molecular characterization of criniviruses involved in the etiology of cucumber yellowing disease in Riyadh region, Saudi Arabia. European Journal of Plant Pathology 150(1), 39-47.
--------- Survey conducted in 2014/2015 in Riyadh region.