EPPO Global Database

Tomato mottle mosaic virus(TOMMV0)

Distribution details in China

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2013
Comments
Symptoms were first observed on pepper plants (Capsicum annuum) in several greenhouses of Lhasa (Tibet autonomous region) in August 2013. The virus was detected in symptomatic tomato samples from Lhasa as well as from symptomatic samples of C. frutescens collected from Yunnan.

Also found in tomato crops in Hainan.

EPPO Reporting Service (2021/049) : on tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) and pepper (Capsicum sp.) in the Yunnan province.

EPPO Reporting Service (2021/185) : green pea (Pisum sativum) in Yunnan.
References
* Chai A, Chen L Cao J Kang H, Shi Y Xie X, Li B (2019) Identification of viruses causing eggplant purple mottle flower disease by siRNA High-Throughput Sequencing and RT-PCR detection. Acta Horticulturae Sinica 46(3), 508-518 (in Chinese).
------- On glasshouse egglant crops.

* Che HY, Cao XR (2018) First report of Tomato mottle mosaic virus in tomato crops in China. Plant Disease 102(10), p 2051.
------- On tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) in Hainan.

* Li YY, Wang CL, Xiang D, Li RH, Liu Y, Li F (2014) First report of Tomato mottle mosaic virus infection of pepper in China. Plant Disease 98(10), p 1447.
------- On Capsicum annuum near Lhasa (Tibet autonomous region) and C. frutescens samples from Yunnan.

* Li YY, Zhou WP, Lu SQ, Chen DR, Dai JH, Guo QY, Liu Y, Ta, GL (2020) Occurrence and biological characteristics of tomato mottle mosaic virus on solanaceae crops in China. Scientia Agricultura Sinica 53(3), 539-550.

* Li Y, Tan G, Xiao L, Zhou W, Lan P, Chen X, Liu Y, Li R, Li F (2021) A multiyear survey and identification of pepper- and tomato-infecting viruses in Yunnan Province, China. Fronters in Microbiology 12, 623875. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2021.623875

* Zhang S, Tan G, Li F (2021) First report of pea as a natural host of tomato mottle mosaic virus in China. Plant Disease. Early view. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-02-21-0280-PDN