EPPO Global Database

Cotton leaf curl Gezira virus(CLCUGV)

Distribution details in United Arab Emirates

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2013
Comments
Severe symptoms were observed in okra field in Al-Ain during the winter season 2013 (these fields were also infested by Bemisia tabaci).
References
* Idris A, Al-Saleh M, Amer M, Abdalla O, Brown J (2014) Introduction of Cotton leaf curl Gezira virus into the United Arab Emirates. Plant Disease 98(11), p 1593.