EPPO Global Database

Potato spindle tuber viroid(PSTVD0)

Distribution details in Czech Republic

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, few occurrences
From CABI Disease map 729 (2012): Present, few occurrences
Comments
From the NPPO: PSTVd was detected in 1982 on potato and successfully eradicated.

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/176) : in 2007 during extensive surveys on ornamental Solanaceae, PSTVd was detected at 25 locations, mainly on Solanum jasminoides (symptomless infections).
References
* Cervena G, Necekalova J, Mikulkova H, Levkanicova Z (2008) Viroids on petunia and other solanaceous crops in the Czech Republic. Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Virus Diseases of Ornamental Plants, Haarlem, NL, 2008-04-20/24, p 9.

* Matousek J, Piernikarczyk RJJ, Dedic P, Mertelik J, Uhlifova K, Duraisamy GS, Orctova L, Kloudova K, Ptacek J, Steger G (2014) Characterization of Potato spindle tuber viroid (PSTVd) incidence and new variants from ornamentals. European Journal of Plant Pathology 138(1), 93-101.

* Mertelik J, Kloudova K, Cervena G, Necekalova J, Mikulkova H, Levkanicova Z, Dedic P, Ptacek J (2010) First report of Potato spindle tuber viroid (PSTVd) in Brugmansia spp., Solanum jasminoides, Solanum muricatum and Petunia spp. in the Czech Republic. Plant Pathology 59(2), p 392.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, few occurrences view...
Germany Present, few occurrences view...
Poland Present, few occurrences view...
Slovakia Absent, intercepted only view...