EPPO Global Database

Citrus tristeza virus(CTV000)

Distribution details in Morocco

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, few occurrences
Eradication in: 1984
From CABI Disease map 289 (1998): Present, no details
From NPPO: Absent, pest eradicated
From country itself (1992): production programme for virus-free certified plants since 1984.

EPPO Reporting Service 504/02. Found on Meyer lemon in 1960s; eradication of Meyer lemon obligatory. A few infected trees may remain.

Reporting Service 93/047. About 100 trees found infected in two citrus germplasm blocks at Souihal and El-Menzeh.

Promed posting: CTV was detected in 2009 in Larache (region of Tangier-Tetouan), eradication measures have immediatley been put in place.
* Childs JFL, Carpenter JB (1959) Plant Disease Reporter 44, 920-927.

* Promed posting (no. 20090224.0763) of 2009-02-24. Citrus tristeza - Morocco (Tangier-Tetouan). http://www.promedmail.org
------- CTV detected in Larache (region of Tangier-Tetouan) in 2009, under eradication.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Algeria Present, few occurrences view...
Spain Present, widespread view...