EPPO Global Database

Potato spindle tuber viroid(PSTVD0)

Distribution details in Malta

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2012
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, at low prevalence (2013-08)
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/192) : first found in August 2012 in 5 symptomless Brugmansia spp. in the nursery of a garden centre in Burmarrad (a locality in St. Paul’s Bay). All infected plants were destroyed.
* NPPO of Malta (2013-08).