EPPO Global Database

Citrus tristeza virus(CTV000)

Distribution details in Egypt

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2006: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 289 (1998): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service 504/02: present on a few trees of imported cultivars, not spreading.

EPPO Reporting Service (2006/215) : tristeza is present in Egypt but not spreading epidemically. Isolates resemble a severe strain from US (Florida).
* Amin HA, Fonseca, F, Santos C, Nolasco G (2006) Typing of Egyptian Citrus tristeza virus (CTV) isolates based on the capsid protein gene. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 45(1), 10-14.

* Reuther, W.; Calavan, E. C.; Carman, G.E. (1978) The citrus industry, Vol. IV. University of Callifornia, Davis, USA.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Israel Present, restricted distribution view...
Libya Present, restricted distribution view...
Sudan Present, few occurrences view...