EPPO Global Database

Iris yellow spot virus(IYSV00)

Distribution details in South Africa

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2006
From CABI Disease map 1011 (2014): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/081) : first found in 2006 in four onion crops, in the Western Cape province.
References
* du Toit LJ, Burger JT, McLeod A, Engelbrecht M, Viljoen A (2007) Iris yellow spot virus in onion seed crops in South Africa. Plant Disease 91(9), p 1203.