EPPO Global Database

Rice stripe necrosis virus(RSNV00)

Distribution details in Sierra Leone

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, no details
From CABI Disease map 1056 (2009): Present, no details
The disease had previously been observed in Sierra Leone without formal identification of the causal agent. In 2020, the occurrence of the virus was confirmed by molecular methods in a symptomatic rice plant from the Bo District (Tucker et al., 2020).
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* Hibino H (1996) Biology and epidemiology of rice viruses. Annual Review of Phytopathology 34, 249-274.

* Tucker MJ, Celli MG, Conteh AB, Taylor DR, Hébrard E, Poulicard N (2020) First report of Rice stripe necrosis virus infecting rice in Sierra Leone. New Disease Reports 41, 10. http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2020.041.010
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Liberia Present, no details view...