EPPO Global Database

Plum pox virus(PPV000)

Distribution details in France

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, restricted distribution only (2012-11)
From CABI Disease map 392 (2007): Present, restricted distribution
Plum pox is under intensive official control in France. Total incidence of the disease is very low, and outbreaks are very localized.

EPPO Reporting Service 506/04. Original introduction was of strain PPV-D.

EPPO Reporting Service (93/088): M serotype (on peach and apricot), detected in late 1980s, reported to multiply faster and produce more serious symptoms than D serotype (on apricot).

EPPO Reporting Service (97/190): mainly present in southeast, in the three regions Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur and Rhône-Alpes. Incidence of disease rose in the late 80s (with the appearance of the M strain, see above), then more or less stabilized in 1993/1995. Since then, there has been a sharp increase in Rhône-Alpes (mainly PPV-M).

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/124) : strains D and M.

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/226) : detected in Aquitaine and Midi-Pyrénées regions.

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/169) : detected in Champagne-Ardenne region.

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/244) : detected in Nord-Pas de Calais and Corse.

EPPO Reporting Service (2015/057) : PPV-Rec detected in Alsace on plum.
* Adamolle, C.; Boeglin, M.; Labonne, G.; Candresse, T.; Quiot, J. B. (1994) Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 24 (3), 721-730.
------- Southeast, SP strain.

* Anon. (1983) Revue Horticole No. 240, 30-31.
------- Provence-Cote d'Azur region.

* Dallot S, Labonne G, Boeglin M, Quiot-Douine L, Quiot JB, Candresse T (1998) Acta Horticulturae No. 472, 355-365.

* Desvignes, J. C.; Bois, P. (1995) Phytoma No. 476, 39-41.
------- Gard, PPV-M.

* Ferreira, B.; Volay, T. (1997) Phytoma 49 (496), 13-16.
------- East only, particularly Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence-Alpes Cote-d'Azur and Rhone-Alpes. PPV-M and -D.

* Labonne G, Dallot S (2006) Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 36 (2), 267-270.

* Marenaud, C.; Mazy, K.; Chaffurin, M. (1976) Phytoma 28 (280), 20-24.
------- In Aquitaine.

* NPPO of France (2011-09, 2012-07, 2012-09, 2012-11).

* Pinelli, A. (1976) Phytoma 28 (281), 22-26.
------- In the Gard Department of southern France.

* Speich P (2006) Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 36 (2), 208-209.

* Svanella-Dumas L, Candresse T, Maurice I, Blin V, Quaren R, Birgaentzle C (2015) First report of the presence of Plum pox virus Rec strain in France. Plant Disease 99(3), p 421.
------- PPV-Rec found in Prunus domestica cv. 'Quetsche d'Alsace' in spring 2013, under eradication.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Present, few occurrences view...
Germany Present, widespread view...
Italy Sicilia Present, few occurrences view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Luxembourg Present, no details view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Present, few occurrences view...