EPPO Global Database

Maize rough dwarf virus(MRDV00)

Distribution details in Spain

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1960s
From CABI Disease map 738 (1997): Present, restricted distribution
According to Achon et al. (2013), MRDV was first found in the 1960s. No significant outbreak were reported until 1999 when maize crops failed in some areas of northeastern Spain.
* Achon MA, Subira J, Sin E (2013) Seasonal occurrence of Laodelphax striatellus in Spain: effect on the incidence of Maize rough dwarf virus. Crop Protection 47, 1-5.

* Ortiz V, Betbese Lucas J, Lopez Querol A, Romero J (2014) Detection of maize rought dwarf virus in Spain: a survey of susceptible host genotypes and molecular characterization of two genomic segments of the virus. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 53(1), 40-53.
------- Increasing incidence in the Ebro valley (province of Lerida) in Cataluna.

* Signoret, P. A.; Alliot, B. (1985) Mitteilungen, Biologischen Bundesanstalt fur Land- und Forstwirtschaft, Berlin-Dahlem No. 228, 74-75.
------- First record.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Present, no details view...
Portugal Absent, unreliable record view...