EPPO Global Database

Citrus tristeza virus(CTV000)

Distribution details in Sao Tome & Principe

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2007
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/061) : Present, first reported in 2007. Detected in 2 samples collected from different localities and citrus cultivars.
* Silva G, Fonseca F, Santos C, Nolasco G (2007) Presence of Citrus tristeza virus in Angola and São Tomé e Príncipe: characterization of isolates based on coat protein gene analysis. Journal of Plant Pathology 89(1), 149-152.