EPPO Global Database

Columnea latent viroid(CLVD00)

Distribution details in Germany

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Absent, pest no longer present
First recorded in: 1996
First reported by Spieker (1996). Hadidi et al. (2003) list the pathogen as present in Germany, however no information is available to confirm the most recent status or distribution of the viroid in this country. It is not reported as present in EFSA (2011).
* EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) (2011) Scientific Opinion on the assessment of the risk of solanaceous pospiviroids for the EU territory and the identification and evaluation of risk management options. EFSA Journal 2011;9(8):2330 [132 pp.]. doi:10.2903/j.efsa.2011. 2330; www.efsa.europa.eu/efsajournal
------- not present according to EFSA questionnaire

* Hadidi A, Flores R, Randles JR, Semancik (eds) (2003) Viroids. CSIRO Publishing, Victoria, Australia.

* Spieker RL (1996) A viroid from Brunfelsia undulate closely related to the Columnea latent viroid. Archives of Virology 141, 1823-1832. DOI: 10.1007/BF01718197
------- on symptomless Brunfelsia undulata

Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Absent, pest eradicated view...
Denmark Absent, pest no longer present view...
France Present, few occurrences view...
Netherlands Present, few occurrences view...