EPPO Global Database

Strawberry latent ringspot virus(SLRSV0)

Distribution details in Canada

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2003: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2002
From NPPO: Absent, pest no longer present
Comments
The Canadian NPPO indicates that the record from Ontario (Allen et al., 1970) is from imported cherry trees that were subsequently destroyed. There have been no records until 2002/2003.

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/107) : first found in British Columbia in 2002 and 2003.
References
* Allen WR, Davidson TR, Bristol MR (1970) Properties of a strain of strawberry latent ringspot virus isolated from sweet cherry growing in Ontario. Phytopathology 60, 1262-1265.

* Tzanetakis, I.; Bolda, M.; Martin, R. (2004) Identification of viruses in declining strawberries along the west coast of North America. Phytopathology, 94(6), (S104).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
United States of America California Present, no details view...
United States of America Present, restricted distribution view...