EPPO Global Database

Pepper chat fruit viroid(PCFVD0)

Distribution details in Australia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Absent, intercepted only
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/127) : intercepted in 5 consignments of tomato seed exported from Israel and Thailand in September and October 2012.
* Gibbs MJ, Chambers G, Seyb A, Mackie J, Constable F, Rodoni B, Letham D, Davis K (2013) First report of Pepper chat fruit viroid in traded tomato seed, an interception by Australian Biosecurity. Plant Disease 97(10), p 1386.

IPPC website. Australia. Tomato seed is a likely pathway for the spread of Pepper chat fruit viroid. https://www.ippc.int/news/tomato-seed-likely-pathway-spread-pepper-chat-fruit-viroid