EPPO Global Database

Plum pox virus(PPV000)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 1999
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent, pest eradicated (2019-10)
From CABI Disease map 392 (2007): Present, few occurrences
PPV was first detected in autumn 1999 in Pennsylvania. Intensive surveys are being carried out in the USA, under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2002/020) : still in Pennsylvania, but not found in surveys of New York and Michigan.

EPPO Reporting Service (2006/140) : in July 2006 found in one orchard in New York, and in August 2006 in a single tree at a Research Center in Michigan. Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/124) : strain D, eradication continues.

Declared eradicated from Pennsylvania in February 2013.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/212) : declared eradicated from USA in October 2019.
* Gottwald TR (2006) Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 36 (2), 279-286.

PennState Extension (2013-02-11). Pennsylvania Plum pox virus officially eradicated. http://extension.psu.edu/plants/tree-fruit/news/2013/pennsylvania-plum-pox-virus-officially-eradicated

* Levy L, Damsteegt V, Welliver R (2000) Plant Disease 84 (2), 202.
------- First record in North America.

* Levy L (2006) Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 36 (2), 217-218.
------- PPV-D.

* NAPPO Phytosanitary Pest Alert System. Official Pest Reports.
- USA (2016-10-27) APHIS Establishes a Plum Pox Virus Quarantine in the Hudson Valley Area in Portions of Orange and Ulster Counties, New York. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=690
------- 1 tree in Ulster county. PPV-D.
- USA (2006) Plum pox virus Detected in Niagara County, New York. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=211.
------- Niagara County. PPV-D.
- Reports. Plum pox virus: APHIS removes regulated areas in Orange and Ulster counties, New York (2019-10-18) https://www.pestalerts.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=808

* USDA-APHIS (2006) Plant Health Progress: USDA Laboratory confirms Plum pox virus in Michigan (29-08-06). Plant Management Network International, St Paul, MN, USA. http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/php/news/2006/plumpoxMI/.
------- Southwest. PPV-D.

* USDA-APHIS (2006) Plant Health Progress: USDA Laboratory confirms Plum pox virus in New York (29-08-06). Plant Management Network International, St Paul, MN, USA. http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/php/news/2006/plumpoxNY/.
------- Niagara County. PPV-D.

* USDA (2019) USDA declares United States free from Plum pox virus. https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/newsroom/news/sa_by_date/sa-2019/plum-pox-declaration
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Nova Scotia Absent, pest eradicated view...
Canada Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada Ontario Present, restricted distribution view...