EPPO Global Database

Citrus tristeza virus(CTV000)

Distribution details in Angola

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2007
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/061) : Present, first reported in 2007 in an orchard at Sumbe (Kwanza Sul province). It was detected on samples collected from 7 old orange trees (C. sinensis) of unknown varieties.
* Silva G, Fonseca F, Santos C, Nolasco G (2007) Presence of Citrus tristeza virus in Angola and São Tomé e Príncipe: characterization of isolates based on coat protein gene analysis. Journal of Plant Pathology 89(1), 149-152.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Zambia Present, widespread view...