EPPO Global Database

Prunus necrotic ringspot virus(PNRSV0)

Distribution details in Saudi Arabia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2011
In the 2000s, apricots (Prunus armeniaca) and peaches (P. persica) in Al Jawf, had been found showing chlorotic rings, necrotic spots, and a shothole appearance. Laboratory analysis confirmed in 2011 the presence of PNRSV.
* Alhudaib K, Rezk A (2011) Prunus necrotic ringspot virus in apricot (Prunus armeniaca) and peach (P. persica) newly reported in Saudi Arabia. New Disease Reports 23, 26. http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2011.023.026

* ProMed posting (no 20110530.1649) of 2011-05-30. Prunus necrotic ringspot virus - Saudi Arabia: (Al Jawf) first report. http://www.promedmail.org
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Jordan Present, restricted distribution view...