EPPO Global Database

Tomato yellow leaf curl virus(TYLCV0)

Distribution details in Egypt

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1997: Present, widespread
EPPO Reporting Service (1993/026): distribution list.

EPPO Reporting Service (1997/141) : has invaded tomato plantations throughout lower and middle Egypt, since 1989. Genetic studies show that the Israeli isolate is involved.
* Aboul-Ata, A.E.; El-Saied, M.A.; Abdel-Aziz, S.; Megahed, H.; Mazyad, H.M. (1997) Epidemiology of tomato yellow leaf curl geminivirus in the Fayium area, Egypt. Proceedings of the 10th Congress of the Mediterranean Phytopathological Union, 1997-06-01/05, Montpellier (FR), 637-643.

* Abdel-Salam, A.M. (1991) Tomato yellow leaf curl virus in Egypt. Bulletin of the Faculty of Agriculture, University of Cairo 42, 521-532.
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Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Israel Present, no details view...
Libya Present, no details view...
Sudan Present, no details view...