Eradication of Florida passion flower virus

Publication Date
Thu, 20 Dec 2007, 00:00
Last Updated
Dec. 12, 2011, 9:01 a.m.
Report Number
GBR-08/2
Country
United Kingdom
Pest Id
Passiflora chlorosis virus - (PACHV0)
Report Status
Final
Hosts
Passiflora
Pest Status
  • Absent: pest eradicated
Geographical Distribution
Found at one production site in the east of England.
Summary

The first finding of Florida passion flower virus has been made at a Passiflora propagator. The plants were in polytunnels and have all been destroyed. Whilst the outbreak has been contained further survey work is being undertaken to check that there was no spread before detection. No further findings were made within one year and offical action notices were withdrawn.

Danger
First finding of this organism in the UK. Outbreak has been contained and therefore presents no danger. No further findings were made within one year and offical action notices were withdrawn.
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