EPPO Global Database

Tomato spotted wilt virus(TSWV00)

Distribution details in Kenya

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2001/196) : found in tomato crops in Nakuru district.
* Macharia I, Backhouse D, Ateka EM, Wu SB, Harvey J, Njahira M, Skilton RA (2015) Distribution and genetic diversity of Tomato spotted wilt virus following an incursion into Kenya. Annals of Applied Biology 166(3), 520-529.
------ TSWV has persisted in the area where it was first introduced (probably a single introduction) but has had very limited dispersal to other areas.

* Wangai AW, Mandal B, Pappu HR, Kilonzo S (2001) Outbreak of Tomato spotted wilt virus in tomato in Kenya. Plant Disease, 85(10), p 1123.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Tanzania Present, no details view...
Uganda Present, no details view...