EPPO Global Database

Tomato spotted wilt virus(TSWV00)

Distribution details in Syria

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2007
EPPO Reporting Service (2016/004) : during a survey conducted in 2007/2008 on pepper (Capsicum annuum) and tomato crops, TSWV was detected in samples collected from the following Governorates: Dar'a, AlQunaitara, Damascus countryside, Idleb, and Aleppo.
* Ismaeil F, Haj Kassem AA, Al-Chaabi S, Abdulkader A, Alkhala M (2015) Serological and molecular characterization of Syrian Tomato spotted wilt virus isolates. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 54(1), 28-34.

* Ismaeil F, Haj Kasem AA, Al-Chaabi A (2010) Current status of Tomato spotted wilt virus on tomato and pepper crops in Syria and serological characterization of some its isolates. Arab Journal of Plant Protection 28, 120-126 (in Arabic).

* Ismaeil F, Haj Kasem A, Al-Chaabi A (2012) First report of Tomato spotted wilt virus on tomato in Syria. Journal of Plant Pathology 94(suppl.), S. 4.90.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Israel Present, no details view...
Jordan Present, restricted distribution view...
Lebanon Present, restricted distribution view...
Turkey Present, restricted distribution view...