EPPO Global Database

Citrus tristeza virus(CTV000)

Distribution details in Jamaica

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, widespread
From CABI Disease map 289 (1998): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (1995/021): CTV reported as present in Jamaica.

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/120) : widespread decline of trees grafted on sour orange was detected after introduction of the vector aphid Toxoptera citricida. This suggests that severe strains were already present.

A study by Fisher et al. (2010) confirmed that severe strains are located across the island.
* Anonymous (1994) Caraphin Report, Jan-Jun 1994, IICA.

* Fisher L, Tennant P, McLaughlin WA (2013) Diversity of Citrus tristeza virus in Jamaica. Journal of Plant Pathology 95(1), 201-206.

* Fisher LC, Tennant PF, McLaughlin WA (2010) Detection and characterization of Citrus tristeza virus stem pitting isolates in Jamaica. European Journal of Plant Pathology 127(1), 1-6.
------- A survey carried out in 2003/2004 showed that severe strains are located across the island.

* Manzanero Majil, V. (2004) Citrus tristeza virus (CTV): its development in Belize. Caraphin News, no. 24, June 2004, 1-4.

* Yokomi RK, Lastra R, Stoetzel MB, Damsteegt VD, Lee RF, Garnsey SM, Gottwald TR, Rocha-Pena MA, Niblett CL (1994) Establishment of the brown citrus aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) in Central America and the Caribbean Basin and transmission of Citrus tristeza virus. Journal of Economic Entomology 87(4), 1078-1085.