Detection of Angelonia flower break virus (AnFBV) in New South Wales

 
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Publication Date
ثلاثاء, 30 يونيو 2015, 05:44
Last Updated
يونيو 30, 2015, 5:44 ص
Report Number
AUS-24/1
الدولة
Australia
Pest Id
Angelonia flower break virus - (AFBV00)
Report Status
Final
Hosts
Verbena
Pest Status
  • Absent: intercepted only
Geographical Distribution
Absent
ملخص

AnFBV was discovered on aysmptomatic verbena plant material derived from imported tissue culture using a new diagnostic test in December 2008. All plants that tested positive were symptomless. All plants in the consignment have been destroyed.

Danger
AnFBV is a carmovirus and is likely to be readily transmitted by touch. The virus is known to cause flower break symptoms on Angelonias and in this case no symptoms were noted on Verbenas. Other known hosts are Angelonia spp and Phlox spp.
Contact for info
Chief Plant Protection Officer Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry GPO Box 858 Canberra ACT 2601 Australia [email protected]
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الموقع
Issue keywords
Pest status:Absent/Absence
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