Grapevine roditis leaf Discoloration-associated virus: express pest risk analysis for Ukraine
Klechkovskyi Y, Titova L, Palagina O, Janse L (2022) Grapevine roditis leaf Discoloration-associated virus: express pest risk analysis for Ukraine. Agricultural Science and Practice. 9(1), 39-49. https://doi.org/10.15407/agrisp9.01.039
The phytosanitary risk analysis was carried out on the basis of an analytical review of expert literature and in accordance with the EPPO Decision-support scheme for an Express Pest Risk Analysis (EPPO, 2012) and with methodological recommendations for Ukraine (Pylypenko et al, 2012). The possibility of further spread and the potential range of the virus were determined using modern software packages AgroAtlas (Afonin and Li, 2011; Shumilin and Li, 2009), MapInfo Pro15.0 (ESTIMap®) and IDRISI SELVA (Clarklabs®). Results. An express pest risk analysis of GRLDaV for Ukraine was carried out for the first time. Outbreaks of the virus were first detected in the 1980ies in Greece (Rumbos, Avgelis, 1989) and from 2014–2018 in: Italy (Chiumenti et al, 2015, 2016; Maliogka et al, 2015), Turkey (Adan, 2016; Serçe et al, 2018) and Croatia (Vončina et al, 2018). Climatic predictors were analyzed in the outbreaks of the countries where the causal agent of the disease was identified. The potential range of GRLDaV in Ukraine has been established in case of importing infected planting material with further spreading of the virus. Risk management measures are proposed, which envisage including GRLDaV in the list of the Regulated Non-Quarantine Harmful Organisms of Ukraine.