EPPO Global Database

Citrus tristeza virus(CTV000)

Distribution details in Israel

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1995: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 289 (1998): Present, no details
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2001/118) : reported for first time from the western area of Palestinian West Bank.
* Ben-Ze'ev, I. S.; Bar-Joseph, M.; Nitzan, Y.; Marcus, R. (1989) Annals of Applied Biology 114 (2), 293-300.
------- A severe seedling yellows strain of CTV spread rapidly in the Morasha area.

* Jarrar, S.; Djelouah, K.; D’Onghia, A.M.; Savino, V. (2000) First record of Citrus tristeza virus in Palestine. Journal of Plant Pathology, 82(3), 243-244.

* Mawassi, M.; Mietkiewska, E.; Hilf, M. E.; Ashoulin, L.; Karasev, A. V.; Gafny, R.; Lee, R. F.; Garnsey, S. M.; Dawson, W. O.; Bar-Joseph, M. (1995) Virology (New York) 214 (1), 264-268.

* Palti, J.; Solel, Z.; Sztejnberg, A.; Arenstein, Z.; Bar-Joseph, M.; Barkai-Golan, R.; Cohn, R.; Fleischer, Z.; Golan, Y.; Orion, D.; Pappo, S.; Pinkas, Y.; Schiffmann-Nadel, M.; Shabi, E.; Tanne, E. (1977) Phytoparasitica Supplement No. 1, 53 pp.
------- Very rare and under eradication.

* Raccah, B.; Loebenstein, G., Bar-Joseph, M. (1976) Phytopathology 66 (9), 1102-1104.
------- Known in Israel since 1956, but no natural spread was observed until 1970 when Aphis gossypii was found to transmit the virus efficiently in the Sharon Plain area.

* Shalitin, D.; Mawassi, M.; Gafny, R.; Leitner, O.; Cabilly, S.; Eshhar, Z.; Bar-Joseph, M. (1994) Annals of Applied Biology 125 (1), 105-113.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Egypt Present, restricted distribution view...
Jordan Present, restricted distribution view...
Lebanon Present, widespread view...
Syria Present, restricted distribution view...