EPPO Global Database

Potato spindle tuber viroid(PSTVD0)

Distribution details in Australia (Queensland)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/130) : PSTVd was detected in a bulked sample of Solanum jasminoides during a survey carried out in Queensland in 2012.
* Plant Health Australia Ltd (2021) Biosecurity plan for the potato industry (version 3.2, 2021). Plant health Australia, Canberra, ACT. 166 pp

* van Brunschot SL, Persley DM, Roberts A, Thomas JE (2014) First report of pospiviroids infecting ornamental plants in Australia: Potato spindle tuber viroid in Solanum laxum (synonym S. jasminoides) and Citrus exocortis viroid in Petunia spp. New Disease Reports 29, 3. http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2014.029.003
------- Detected in 1 sample of Solanum jasminoides.

* van Brunschot SL, Verhoeven JTJ, Persley DM, Geering ADW, Drenth A, Thomas JE (2014) An outbreak of Potato spindle tuber viroid in tomato is linked to imported seed. European Journal of Plant Pathology 139(1), 1-7.
------- An outbreak observed in 2011 in a commercial glasshouse tomato crop was linked to the import of an infected seed lot. This outbreak was subsequently eradicated.