EPPO Global Database

Citrus tristeza virus(CTV000)

Distribution details in India (West Bengal)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 289 (2010): Present, no details
Comments
CTV occurs in the major citrus-growing areas of Darjeeling Hills (e.g. Kalimpong, Bijanbari, Mirik, Pedong, Takling, Bhage, Mahakaldara, Mangmaya and Teesta valley).
References
* Biswas KK (2008) Molecular diagnosis of Citrus tristeza virus in mandarin (Citrus reticulata) orchards of Darjeeling hills of West Bengal. Indian Journal of Virology 19(1) 26-36.
------- CTV and Toxoptera citricidus are widely distributed in the mandarin orchards of the Darjeeling hills in West Bengal.

* Biswas KK, Palchoudhury S, Sharma SK, Saha B, Godara S, Ghosh DK, Keremane ML (2018) Analyses of 3' half genome of citrus tristeza virus reveal existence of distinct virus genotypes in citrus growing regions of India. VirusDisease 29(3), 308-315.

* Biswas KK, Tarafdar A, Sharma SK, Singh JK, Dwivedi S, Biswas K, Jayakumar BK (2014) Current status of Citrus tristeza virus incidence and its spatial distribution in citrus growing geographical zones of India. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 84(2), 184–189.

* Ghosh A, Das A, Meena R, Baranwal VK (2014) Evidence for resistance to Citrus tristeza virus in pomelo (Citrus maxima Merr.) grown in Darjeeling and Sikkim hills of India. Phytoparasitica 42(4), 503-508.
------ Since the 1980s, CTV has become a major constraint for mandarin cultivation in the Darjeeling and Sikkim hills.

* Ghosh A, Das A, Pun KB, Kumar R, Meena R, Baranwal VK (2014) Present status of Citrus tristeza virus infecting Citrus spp. in Darjeeling hills and its detection in different plant parts. Phytoparasitica 42(3), 381-386.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bhutan Present, no details view...
China Hunan Present, no details view...
China Guangdong Present, no details view...
China Jiangxi Present, no details view...
China Guangxi Present, no details view...
China Sichuan Present, no details view...
China Yunnan Present, no details view...
China Zhejiang Present, no details view...
China Hubei Present, no details view...
China Chongqing Present, no details view...
China Present, widespread view...
China Fujian Present, no details view...
Nepal Present, widespread view...
Pakistan Present, no details view...