EPPO Global Database

Potato spindle tuber viroid(PSTVD0)

Distribution details in United States of America

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Absent, pest eradicated
Pest status declared by NPPO: Eradicated (2013-12)
From CABI Disease map 729 (2012): Present, few occurrences
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service 509/17.

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/045) : in 1998, reported not to have been found in seed potato stocks for 10 years. Confirmed by surveys in Alaska, California, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Washington, Wisconsin.

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/154) : first record of a natural infection in tomatoes in the USA (detected in California).

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/087) : a natural infection in tomatoes detected 1 glasshouse in North Carolina. The earlier case in California has been eradicated.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/015) : as of December 2013, PSTVd has been eradicated in all potato-producing states. Isolated outbreaks detected in glasshouse tomatoes (see above) have also been eradicated.

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/144) : intercepted by the UK on a consignment of capsicum seeds from USA (interception).

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/208) : intercepted again by the UK on a consignment of capsicum seeds from USA (interception).
References
* INTERNET
Widely prevalent viruses of the United States. http://www.prevalentviruses.org/

* Ling KS, Li R, Panthee DR, Gardner RG (2013) First report of Potato spindle tuber viroid naturally infecting greenhouse tomatoes in North Carolina. Plant Disease 97(1), p 148.

* Ling KS, Sfetcu D (2010) First report of natural infection of greenhouse tomatoes by Potato spindle tuber viroid in the United States. Plant Disease 94(11), 1376-1376.

* NAPPO Pest Alert. Official Pest Reports - Absence of Potato Spindle Tuber Viroid (PSTVd) in the United States (2004-03-04). http://www.pestalert.org

* Personal communication with Christina Devorshak (USDA-APHIS, 2013-12).

* Sun, M. et al. (2004) American Journal of Potato Research 81 (3), 227-231.
------- Eradicated in seed potato growing areas of the USA.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Alberta Absent, pest no longer present view...
Canada British Columbia Absent, pest no longer present view...
Canada Québec Absent, unreliable record view...
Canada Ontario Absent, unreliable record view...
Canada New Brunswick Absent, pest eradicated view...
Canada Prince Edward Island Absent, pest eradicated view...
Canada Absent, pest no longer present view...
Mexico Present, no details view...