EPPO Global Database

Pepino mosaic virus(PEPMV0)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2001
From CABI Disease map 856 (2015): Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2001/087) : first found in 2001 on glasshouse tomatoes in the south of Sardegna. According to Tiberini et al. (2010), this initial outbreak was successfully eradicated.

EPPO Reporting Service (2005/072) : specific surveys show that PEPMV is confirmed absent from Emilia-Romagna region.

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/080) : on glasshouse tomatoes in Ragusa province (Sicilia).

According to the NPPO: official surveys carried out in 2009 detected PePMV in tomato fruit production in Sicilia (5 outbreaks) and Sardegna (1 outbreak). Confirmed by Tiberini et al. (2010).

According to the NPPO: official surveys carried out in 2010 detected PePMV in tomato fruit production in Sicilia (5 outbreaks).

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/118) and EPPO Reporting Service (2011/171) : detected in Campania (Gragnano, province of Napoli) in tomato greenhouses, under official control.
* Bubici G, de Stradis A, Cillo F (2014) First report of Pepino mosaic virus on tomato in Apulia, Italy. Journal of Plant Pathology 96(suppl.), S4.125.
------- Found in Puglia in October 2013 in greenhouse tomatoes near Fasano.

* Davino S, Bellardi MG, Agosteo GE, Iacono G, Davino M (2006) Characterization of a strain of Pepino mosaic virus found in Sicily. Journal of Plant Pathology 88(3 supplement), S31-S63.

* NPPO of Italy (2009-12, 2011-01, 2011-07).

* Parrella G, Cennamo G, De Blasio A, Spigno P (2011) Trovato in Campania il virus del mosaic del pepino su pomodoro. L’Informatore Agrario no. 12, 88-89.

* Regional PPO of Regione Emilia-Romagna, 2005-03.

* Roggero, P.; Masenga, V.; Lenzi, R.; Coghe, F.; Ena, S.; Winter, S. (2001) Plant Pathology 50 (6), 798.
------- First reported in Feb./Mar. 2000, in glasshouses in Sardinia.

* Salomone, A.; Roggero, P. (2002) Journal of Plant Pathology 84 (1), 65-68.

* Tiberini A, Davino S, Vicchi V, Tomassoli L (2010) Current status of Pepino mosaic virus in Italy. Petria 20(2), 162-163.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, few occurrences view...
France Present, few occurrences view...
Slovenia Absent, confirmed by survey view...
Switzerland Present, restricted distribution view...