EPPO Global Database

Tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus(TYLCSV)

Distribution details in Greece (Kriti)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2007/055) : southern Peloponese, Attiki, Kriti.

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/124) : confirm the presence of TYLCSV in Crete and Peloponnese.

According to Papayiannis et al. (2010), TYLCSV occurs in Crete at a low incidence.
* Elena K, Alivizatos AS, Varveri C (2008) New plant pathogens reported in Greece, 1990-2007. Hellenic Plant Protection Journal 1(1), 1-25.

* Papayiannis LC, Avgelis AD, Ioannou N, Katis NI (2007) First report of Tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus (TYLCSV) infecting tomato crops in Greece. Plant Pathology 56(2), p 341.

* Papayiannis LC, Katis NI, Brown JK (2010) Tomato yellow leaf curl disease associated with Begomoviridae and whitefly vectors in Greece and Cyprus. Petria 20(2), 221-222.
------- Low incidence.