EPPO Global Database

Little cherry virus 2(LCHV20)

Distribution details in Australia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, few occurrences
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: only in some areas (2014-05)
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/116) : first reported in March 2014, found in 1 cherry orchard in Tasmania.Thorough tracing and surveillance were undertaken and resulted in a detection of the virus in Victoria.
* Kinoti WM, Nancarrow N, Dann A, Rodoni BC, Constable F (2020) Updating the quarantine status of Prunus infecting viruses in Australia. Viruses 12(2):246. https://doi.org/10.3390/v12020246

* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Australia. Little Cherry Virus 2 in Australia (2014-05-29). https://www.ippc.int/index.php

* ProMed posting (no. 20140304.2309952) of 2014-03-04. Little cherry disease - Australia (02): Little cherry virus 2. First report (Tasmania). http://www.promedmail.org