First outbreak of Plum pox virus (PPV)

Publication Date
Wed, 10 Aug 2016, 12:34
Last Updated
Sept. 6, 2016, 11:07 a.m.
Report Number
KOR-04/4
Country
Republic of Korea
Report Status
Final
Hosts
Plants for planting except seeds (nursery stocks, scion, cuttings etc.) of Prunus spp.
Pest Status
  • Transient: actionable, under eradication
Summary

Outbreak of PPV-D was confirmed in peach (Prunus persica (L.)) in August 2016 in Rep. of KOREA. The national survey for eradication is under process and the result will be updated. The infected tree is immediately destroyed.

Danger
The virus is usually introduced by plants for planting (except seeds) and the damage of the PPV-D on peach tree may be not serious or not well known.
Contact for info
Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency, Rep. of KOREA ([email protected])
Report files
PPV
Website
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