EPPO Global Database

Tomato brown rugose fruit virus(TOBRFV)

Distribution details in Italy

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2018
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, under eradication (2019-07)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2019/013) : first found in 2018 in 1 tomato greenhouse in Sicilia.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/124) : found in Piemonte in a greenhouse in May 2019. Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/144) : found in 7 new locations in the production area of Ispica (Ragusa province, Sicilia). Eradication measures were taken.
References
* NPPO of Italy (2019-01, 2019-05, 2019-07).

* Panno S, Garuso AG, Davino S (2019) Disease notes - First report of Tomato brown rugose fruit virus on tomato crops in Italy. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-12-18-2254-PDN