EPPO Global Database

Little cherry virus 2(LCHV20)

Distribution details in United States of America (Washington)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Disease map 1133 (2012): Present, few occurrences
Comments
Little cherry disease has been found in Washington since the 1930s without causing serious problem. However, it has been increasingly detected in cherry orchards since 2010.
References
* Bajet, N. B.; Unruh, T. R.; Druffel, K. L.; Eastwell, K. C. (2008) Plant Disease 92 (2), 234-238.
------- First record in sweet cherry in Washington state.

* Galinato SP, Gallardo RK, Beers EH, Bixby-Brosi AJ (2019) Developing a Management Strategy for Little Cherry Disease: The Case of Washington State. Plant Disease 2019 103:9, 2184-2190

* Jelkmann, W.; Leible, S.; Rott, M. (2008) Acta Horticulturae 781, 321-329.

* Rott, M. E.; Jelkmann, W. (2001) Phytopathology 91, 262-267.

* ProMed posting (no. 20181108.6132710) of 2018-11-08. Little cherry & X diseases, cherry - USA: (WA). http://www.promedmail.org/post/6132710
------- LChV-2 is still not very common in the Columbia Basin but quite common in the Northern part of the Washington state, reaching in some orchards epidemic levels.

* ProMed posting (no. 20140127.2233739) of 2014-01-27. Little cherry disease - USA: (Washington). http://www.promedmail.org
------- Disease incidence has been rising in Washington state since 2010 (probably LChV-2).


Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada British Columbia Present, restricted distribution view...