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20/03 Pepino mosaic virus of tomato – new results on virus persistence and disinfection

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20/03 Pepino mosaic virus of tomato – new results on virus persistence and disinfection

Release Date: 
02/03/2003

This factsheet summarises new information on the efficacy of disinfection treatments against pepino mosaic virus (PepMV) of tomato. Information is provided on persistence of the virus in dried sap at different temperatures, chemical disinfectants suitable for various surfaces within the glasshouse, soaps and sanitisers for food areas and high pressure, hot water washing for plastic trays and the glasshouse structure.

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