EPPO Global Database

Potato purple-top roll agent(POPTR0)

Distribution details in France

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1992: Absent, pest no longer present
First recorded in: 1970s
From NPPO: Absent, pest no longer present
Aster yellows group, Old World (European) type of phytoplasma. This record (1974) shows that stolbur is not the only aster yellows type phytoplasma found in potato in Europe.
* Cousin, M.T.; Moreau, J.P. (1977) Les stolburs des Solanacées. Phytoma n°291, 15-17.