EPPO Global Database

Peach latent mosaic viroid(PLMVD0)

Distribution details in Greece

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2001
From CABI Disease map 828 (2001): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
Comments
During 2003-2004, PLMVd has been detected in apricot (Prunus armeniaca) in Peloponnese and Etoloakarnania (Elena et al., 2008).

According to Boubourakas (2009), PLMVd was first found in Greece in 2001 in pear and wild pear samples, and later (2004) in apricot. More recent surveys showed that samples from various regions of peach (48 samples out of 53 tested), plum (11/24) and cherry (2/15) were infected by PLMVd.
References
* Boubourakas IN, Faggioli F, Fucuta S, Barba M, Kyriakopoulou PE (2009) The presence of Peach latent mosaic (PLMVd) in Greece. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 48(2), p 321.

* Diekmann M, Putter CAJ (eds) (1996) FAO/IPGR Technical guidelines for the safe movement of germplasm, No. 16 Stone fruits, 28. FAO/IPGRI, Rome, Italy.

* Kyriakopoulou PE, Hadidi A, Dougdoug K, Giunchedi L (1998) Natural infection of wild and cultivated pears in Greece with Peach latent mosaic viroid and pome fruit viroids. ICPP98 Paper Number 3.7.49.
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Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Albania Present, widespread view...
Turkey Present, no details view...