EPPO Global Database

Tomato yellow leaf curl virus(TYLCV0)

Distribution details in Morocco

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2007: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1998
EPPO Reporting Service (2000/025) : first found in 1998 on tomato crops in the coastal region near Casablanca

EPPO Reporting Service (2002/129) : both TYLCV and TYLCV-Sar.

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/158) : the first outbreaks of tomato yellow leaf curl disease (EPPO A2 List) were observed in 1997-1998 causing severe yield losses particularly in the regions of El Jadida (centre), Agadir (south) and Berkane (north-east). Both Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV, Begomovirus) and Tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus (TYLCSV, Begomovirus) occur in Morocco.
* Moriones E. & Accotto, D.P (2000) Tomato yellow leaf curl virus complex (TYLCV). EWSN Identification Guide Sheet, release no. 1, part B, p 1.

* Peterschmitt, P.; Granier, M.; Aboulama, S. (1999) First report of tomato yellow leaf curl geminivirus in Morocco. Plant Disease, 83(11), p 1074.

* Tahiri A, Sekkat A, Bennani A, Granier M, Delvare G, Peterschmitt M (2006) Distribution of tomato-infecting begomoviruses and Bemisia tabaci biotypes in Morocco. Annals of Applied Biology 149(2), 175-186.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Algeria Present, few occurrences view...
Spain Islas Baleares Present, restricted distribution view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...
Spain Islas Canárias Present, no details view...