EPPO Global Database

Citrus tristeza virus(CTV000)

Distribution details in Papua New Guinea

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 289 (1998): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (96/204): symptoms of CTV were observed during a field survey.

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/062) : several citrus samples collected from Papua New Guinea and testing positive for ‘Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus’ were also found infected by CTV, thus confirming the presence of CTV in Papua New Guinea.
References
* Davis RI, Gunua TG, Kame MF, Tenakanai D, Ruabete TK (2005) Spread of citrus huanglongbing (greening disease) following incursion into Papua New Guinea. Australasian Plant Pathology 34, 517-524.

* Philemon EC (1994) Diseases of citrus. Part 2. Viral Diseases. Harvest (Port Moresby) 16 (1 & 2), 5-9.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Indonesia Java Present, no details view...
Indonesia Present, restricted distribution view...