EPPO Global Database

Iris yellow spot virus(IYSV00)

Distribution details in Japan

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1999
From CABI Disease map 1011 (2014): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2004/160) : found in at least 3 prefectures: Chiba and Shizuoka in Honshu, and Saga in Kyushu. First detected in 1999 on Alstroemeria (Chiba, Honshu) and then on Eustoma russellianum (Shizuaka, Honshu; Saga, Kyushu).
References
* Fuji S, Zen S, Sato I, Kishi H, Furuya H, Okuda M (2015), Population dynamics of iris yellow spot virus in onion fields and lisianthus greenhouses in Japan. Plant Pathology 64, 808–816.
------- On field onions and glasshouse lisianthus in Saga prefecture (Kyuhsu).

* Murai T (2004) Current status of the onion thrips, Thrips tabaci, as a pest thrips in Japan. Agrochemicals Japan 84, 7-10.

* Zen S, Okuda M, Fuji S, Iwanami T (2008) The seasonal occurrence of viruliferous Thrips tabaci and the incidence of Iris yellow spot virus disease on lisianthus. Journal of Plant Pathology 90(3), 511-515.
------- IYSV causes serious damage in Saga Prefecture (Kyushu) where lisianthus glasshouses are located near onion crops.