EPPO Global Database

Lettuce chlorosis virus(LCV000)

Distribution details in United States of America (California)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1998: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (97/018): Southwest desert regions.
* Duffus JE, Liu HY, Wisler GC, Li R (1996) Lettuce chlorosis virus - a new whitefly-transmitted closterovirus. European Journal of Plant Pathology 102(6), 591-596.
------- First description on desert lettuce and sugarbeet from Imperial Valley, California.

* McLain J, Castle S, Holmes G, Creamer R (1998) Physiochemical characterization and field assessment of lettuce chlorosis virus. Plant Disease 82(11), 1248-1252.
------- Found in in experimental field plots in Holtville, California, USA, during the lettuce growing seasons of 1995 to 1997.

* Wisler GC, Duffus JE, Gerik JS (1997) First report of lettuce chlorosis virus naturally infecting sugar beets in California. Plant Disease 81(5), p 550.
------- On sugarbeet (Beta vulgaris) in Imperial county.