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Tomato brown rugose fruit virus

Publication Date
Fri, 06 May 2022, 15:44
Last Updated
May 6, 2022, 3:44 p.m.
Report Number
United Kingdom
Pest Id
Tomato brown rugose fruit virus - (TOBRFV)
Report Status
Solanum lycopersicum (tomato) plants
Pest Status (ISPM 8 - 2021)
  • Present: not widely distributed and not under official control
Geographical Distribution
An outbreak at one tomato production site in the West Midlands.

A second outbreak of ToBRFV at a tomato production site in the UK. This outbreak is likely the result of a reinfection at the site from a previous outbreak.

ToBRFV is a damaging virus of tomato and pepper. Symptoms of the virus include mosaic patterning and deformation of leaves, necrosis of pedicels, calyces, petioles and flowers, and discoloration, deformation and necrosis of fruit. In severe cases, ToBRFV may lead to the wilting and yellowing, and eventually the death, of the plant.
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Issue keywords
Commodity keywords
Live plants incl. their roots, cuttings and slips; mushroom spawn (excl. bulbs, tubers, tuberous roots, corms, crowns and rhizomes, and chicory plants and roots)

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