EPPO Global Database

Potato spindle tuber viroid(PSTVD0)

Distribution details in Canada

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2006: Absent, pest no longer present
From CABI Disease map 729 (2012): Absent, pest eradicated
From NPPO: Absent, pest no longer present
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service 499/04 : eradicated from Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick (from seed potato and ware potato crops; i.e., does not occur in Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick). See also EPPO Reporting Service 509/17, 523/06.

EPPO Reporting Service (2003/077) : occurred in Canada in the 1950s. Not found in Canadian seed potatoes since 1980, and never in tomato. See records for individual provinces. Absence from Saskatchewan confirmed in 1999 and 2000. Surveys are ongoing in Nova Scotia, Ontario, Newfoundland and Québec, in seed and ware potatoes, to confirm absence. The situation is not yet completely clarified for the whole of the country

EPPO Reporting Service (2006/037) : surveys of potato have continued in Manitoba, Ontario, Québec, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland until 2004, and all test results were negative. On the basis of cumulative test results for all 10 Canadian provinces, Canada declares that PSTVd is absent within in its potato industry
References
* De Boer SH, DeHann TL (2005) Absence of potato spindle tuber viroid within the Canadian potato industry. Plant Disease 89(8), p 910.

* De Boer, S.H.; Xu, H.; DeHaan, T.L. (2002) Potato spindle tuber viroid not found in western Canadian provinces. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 24: 372-375.

* He XY, Zhou GH, Liu AS (1993) Acta Phytopathologica Sinica 23 (4), 361-365.
------- Mild strain.

* NPPO of Canada (2003-06-16).

* Singh RP, Crowley CF (1985) Successful management of potato spindle tuber viroid in seed potato crops. Canadian Plant Disease Survey 65, 61-93.

* Singh RP, DeHaan TL, Jaswal AS (1988) A survey of the incidence of potato spindle tuber viroid in Prince Edward Island using two testing methods. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 68, 1229-1236.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
United States of America Kansas Absent, invalid record view...
United States of America Michigan Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America North Dakota Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Maryland Absent, invalid record view...
United States of America New Hampshire Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America New York Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Wyoming Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Mississippi Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Nebraska Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Maine Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Colorado Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Idaho Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Montana Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Oregon Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America California Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Washington Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Alaska Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America North Carolina Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Minnesota Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Wisconsin Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Ohio Absent, pest eradicated view...
United States of America Absent, pest eradicated view...