EPPO Global Database

Potato spindle tuber viroid(PSTVD0)

Distribution details in United States of America (California)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Absent, pest eradicated
From CABI Disease map 729 (2012): Present, few occurrences
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/154) : first record of a natural infection in tomatoes in the USA.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/087) : the earlier case in California has been eradicated.
References
* 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.

* 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.
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...