EPPO Global Database

Mal de Rio Cuarto virus(MRCV00)

Distribution details in Argentina

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1999: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1996
EPPO Reporting Service (1999/134) : outbreak reported again in 1996-97 after several years of absence.

EPPO Reporting Service (2000/004) : present in provinces of Tucuman, Cordoba, Santa Fe, Entre Rios, Buenos Aires, La Pampa, San Luis, Rio Negro.
* Lenardon, S.L.; March, G.J.; Nome, S.F.; Ornaghi, J.A. (1998) Recent outbreak of ‘Mal de Rio Cuarto’ virus on corn in Argentina. Plant Disease, 82(4), p 448.

* Review of Plant Pathology, 78(12), p 1140 (8606).

* Rodriguez Pardina, P.E.; Giménez Pecci, M.P.; Laguna, I.G.; Truol, G. (1998) Wheat: a new natural host for the Mal de Río Cuarto virus in the endemic disease area, Río Cuarto, Córdoba Province, Argentina. Plant Disease, 82(2), 149-152.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Brazil Absent, unreliable record view...
Uruguay Absent, unreliable record view...