EPPO Global Database

Tomato brown rugose fruit virus(TOBRFV)

Distribution details in United Kingdom

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Transient, under eradication
First recorded in: 2019
Pest status declared by NPPO: Transient, actionable, under eradication (2020-06)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2019/163) : first found in July 2019 in a tomato production site in Kent. Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/078) : new findings in March 2020 in Worcestershire. Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/123) : outbreak in Kent eradicated. 3 new outbreaks detected. Under eradication.
References
* NPPO of the United Kingdom (2019-07, 2020-04, 2020-06).

* Skelton A, Buxton-Kirk A, Ward R, Harju V, Frew L, Fowkes A, Long M, Negus A, Forde S, Adams IP, Pufal H, McGreig S, Weekes R, Fox A (2019) First report of Tomato brown rugose fruit virus in tomato in the United Kingdom. New Disease Reports 40, 12. [http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2019.040.012]