EPPO Global Database

Iris yellow spot virus(IYSV00)

Distribution details in Egypt

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2000s
From CABI Disease map 1011 (2014): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/041) : symptoms have been observed since the 2000s on onions (Allium cepa), garlic (A. sativum), leek (A. porrum) and Egyptian leek (A. kurrat). The presence ofIYSV was confirmed in 2005 and observations made at that time concluded that despite high densities of Thrips tabaci, the disease incidence was low in Egypt.
References
* Elnagar S, El-Sheikh MAK, Abdel Wahab AS (2005) Iris yellow spot virus (IYSV): a newly isolated thrips-borne tospovirus in Egypt. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Pests in Agriculture, Montpellier, FR, 2005-10-26/27, 8 pp.

* Hafez EE, Abdelkhalek AA, El-Morsi AA, El-Shahaby OA (2012) First report of Iris yellow spot virus infection of garlic and Egyptian leek in Egypt. Plant Disease 96(4), p 694.
------- On Allium ampeloprasum (Egyptian leek), A. cepa (onion) and A. sativum (garlic) from several Egyptian governorates (Dakahlia, Gharbia, Kalubia, Menofia, Sena, Assiut).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Israel Present, no details view...