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Food and Environment Research Agency (Fera) Pest Risk Analysis for Columnea latent viroid


In 2007, there were four UK outbreaks of CLVd in glasshouse grown tomato plants, which were symptomatic (cv. Santa) (EPPO, 2008; Nixon et al., 2009). The PRA has been undertaken to assess the risk of further entry into the UK, as well as the risk of establishment in and economic impact to tomato, and other known and potential hosts.


  • Columnea latent viroid


  • Cucumis sativus
  • Gynura aurantiaca
  • Nicotiana tabacum
  • Solanum lycopersicum


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Pest Risk Analysis Download 250,66kB

PRA Area

  • United Kingdom