EPPO Global Database

Plum pox virus(PPV000)

Distribution details in Portugal

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1984
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, at low prevalence (2018-07)
From CABI Disease map 392 (2007): Present, restricted distribution
In 1995, 131 sites were surveyed all over the country and 617 samples were serologically tested. Positive results were obtained at 14 localities (on the mainland). All outbreaks are under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (1997/185) : found in Azores in 1996 in survey of islands of Terceira and Graciosa.

From NPPO (2018): PPV was detected in potted plants of Prunus domestica cv. Methley in a nursery located in the municipality of Lardosa (Centro region). Under eradication.
* Corvo LM, Sousa Santos M, Nolasco G (1995) Acta Horticulturae No. 386, 383-390.

* FAO (1985) FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 33 (1), 45.
------- First report of PPV in Portugal, on apricot trees imported from Spain.

* Louro D, Corvo LM (1985) Occurrence of sharka in Portugal. Acta Horticulturae 193, 183-191.

* NPPO of Portugal (2018-07).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...