EPPO Global Database

Hop stunt viroid(HSVD00)

Distribution details in Syria

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 374 (1972): Present, no details
Comments
HSVd detected in 1 sweet orange orchard in Tartous (Citrus sinensis cvs Jaffa and Valencia) and in 1 orchard in Lattakia (cv. Valencia). None of the infected trees exhibited conspicuous symptoms as they were all grafted onto sour orange rootstocks.
References
* Abou Kubaa R, El-Khateeb A, D'Onghia AM, Djelouah K (2011) First record of Hop stunt viroid infecting citrus orchards in Syria. Journal of Plant Pathology 93(4S), S4.67.

* Elbeaino T, Abou Kubaa R, Ismaeil F, Mando J, Digiaro M (2012) Viruses and Hop stunt viroid of fig trees in Syria. Journal of Plant Pathology 94(3), 687-691.
------- On fig trees (Ficus carica).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Israel Present, no details view...
Jordan Present, no details view...
Lebanon Present, no details view...
Turkey Present, no details view...