EPPO Global Database

Pepper chat fruit viroid(PCFVD0)

Distribution details in Canada

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2009
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/127) : detected for the first time in summer 2009 in Southern Ontario, in 1 glasshouse of Capsicum annuum cvs. Score and Lamborgini (3% of the plants were showing mild growth reduction and abnormally small fruits).
* Verhoeven JTJ, Botermans M, Jansen CCC, Roenhorst JW (2011) First report of Pepper chat fruit viroid in capsicum pepper in Canada. New Disease Reports 23, 15.