EPPO Global Database

Tomato spotted wilt virus(TSWV00)

Distribution details in Tunisia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2000: Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Absent, unreliable record
Comments
The report in a German data sheet is not confirmed by the Tunisian Plant Protection Service and does not appear in the EPPO data sheet.

EPPO Reporting Service (2001/089) : according to the 1996 survey of Ben Moussa et al. (2000), present in tomato crops in Cap-bon, Sahel and South regions, and since detected again in 1998 and 1999.
References
* Ben Moussa A, Makni M, Marrakchi M (2000) Identification of the principal viruses infecting tomato crops in Tunisia. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin, 30(4), 293-296.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Algeria Present, no details view...
Libya Present, no details view...