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Quick scan Pepper vein yellows virus

Description

Pepper vein yellows virus (PeVYV) causes disease in Capsicum crops. It is naturally transmitted by aphids. The virus is already present in southern parts of the EU where its presence has led to significant crop losses. Potentially, it is also a threat to Capsicum crops grown under protected cultivation in northern parts of the EU. In northern EU, outbreaks in glasshouses may be eliminated through intercropping periods in autumn and winter.

Organisms

  • Pepper vein yellows virus 1

Hosts

  • Capsicum annuum
  • Capsicum chinense
  • Capsicum frutescens
  • Capsicum sp.
  • Chenopodium bengalense
  • Datura stramonium
  • Gomphrena globosa
  • Nicotiana benthamiana
  • Nicotiana clevelandii
  • Petunia x hybrida
  • Physalis floridana
  • Solanum nigrum

Files

Type File Size
Pest Risk Analysis Download 78,22kB

PRA Area

  • Netherlands