EPPO Global Database

Tomato spotted wilt virus(TSWV00)

Distribution details in Belgium

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1950s
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, at low prevalence and subjected to official control (2014-05)
From CABI Disease map 008 (1999): Present, no details
Comments
TSWV caused problems mainly at the beginning of the 1990s. According to the NPPO, it is still present but at low incidence. Infected plants are occasionally detected (mainly chrysanthemum and tomatoes), but infected lots are destroyed and general hygiene measures are taken.
References
* Gofflot A, Verhoyen M (1990) Parasitica 46 (2-3), 85-88.
------- Glasshouse only, on ornamental plants. First reported in dahlias in the 1950s.

* NPPO of Belgium (2007-09, 2011-01, 2014-05).

* Verhoyen M, Gofflot A (1990) Mededelingen van de Faculteit Landbouwwetenschappen, Rijksuniversiteit Gent 55 (3a), 1059-1068.
------- New outbreaks of TSWV on glasshouse tomatoes and ornamental plants were recorded in 1985 and 1989, respectively, and coincided with increases in the vector Frankliniella occidentalis.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, widespread view...
Netherlands Present, restricted distribution view...