EPPO Global Database

Tomato chlorosis virus(TOCV00)

Distribution details in Portugal

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1998
From CABI Disease map 991 (2006): Present, no details
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2000/154) : first seen in 1998 at an experimental station in Algarve, then in 1999 in commercial crops in Algarve. Tends to occur with TYLCV. Surveys confirmed presence only in Algarve, not in centre or north.

EPPO Reporting Service (2002/079) : situation confirmed.

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/228) : first report in Alentejo.
* Louro, D.; Accotto, G.P.; Vaira, A.M. (2000) Occurrence and diagnosis of tomato chlorosis virus in Portugal. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 106(6), 589-592.
------- -First record in Algarve.

* Louro D, Trenado HP, Fortes IM, Navas-Castillo J (2007) Spread of Tomato yellow leaf curl virus and Tomato chlorosis virus to a new area in Portugal following the northern expansion of the vector Bemisia tabaci. Journal of Plant Pathology 89(2), p 301.
------- Alentejo.

* NPPO of Portugal, 2002-04.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Spain Islas Baleares Present, few occurrences view...
Spain Islas Canárias Present, restricted distribution view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...