EPPO Global Database

Rice yellow mottle virus(RYMV00)

Distribution details in Rwanda

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2009
In the 2000s, high incidence of rice plants with yellowing and mottling symptoms was reported at Cyabayaga (north) and at Cyili (southeast). At Cyabayaga, total crop failure was observed. In 2009, symptomatic rice plants were collected from three major rice-producing regions of Rwanda (Bugarama, Cyili, Cyabyaga) and the presence of RYMV was confirmed.
* Ndikumana I, Gasoré R, Issaka S, Pinel-Galzi A, Onasanya A, Hassani-Mehraban A, Fargette D, Peters D, Séré Y (2011) Rice yellow mottle virus in rice in Rwanda: first report and evidence of strain circulation. New Disease Reports 23, 18. [http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2011.023.018]
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Burundi Present, no details view...
Tanzania Present, no details view...
Uganda Present, no details view...