EPPO Global Database

Plum pox virus(PPV000)

Distribution details in Switzerland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 1967
From CABI Disease map 392 (2007): Present, few occurrences
From NPPO: Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service 512/15 (1991): under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2006/052) : first found in 1967 and eradicated by 1980. In 2004, a few outbreaks were detected in newly planted plum orchards in various parts of the country. Only PPV-D. Under eradication

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/124) : still present but eradication continues.
* Putallaz O, Kerautret I, Bünter M, Buchmann B, Balmelli C, Besse S (2010) La sharka en Suisse: bilan et perspectives. Revue Suisse de Viticulture, Arboriculture, Horticulture 42(1), 65-67.
------- In 2009, 39 orchards and 5 private gardens found infected by PPV (PPV-M for the first time, and PPV-D), eradication continues.

* Ramel ME, Gugerli P, Bünter M (2006) Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 36(2), 215-216.

* Schmid, G. (1988) Schweizerische Zeitschrift fur Obst- und Weinbau 124 (9), 240-245.
------- First recorded in 1968 but its spread has been restricted by quarantine and eradication procedures.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, restricted distribution view...
France Corse Present, no details view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, widespread view...
Italy Sicilia Present, few occurrences view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...