EPPO Global Database

Tomato big bud phytoplasma(PHYP01)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1993: Present, no details
Very similar to stolbur. Belongs to the aster yellows group, Old World type.

EPPO Reporting Service (93/095): transmitted by Circulifer tenellus in California.
* Shaw ME, Kirkpatrick BC, Golino DA (1993) The beet leafhopper-transmitted virescence agent causes tomato big bud disease in California. Plant Disease 77, 290-295.