Location
Pepino mosaic virus of tomato – new results on strains, symptoms and persistence

Publications

Pepino mosaic virus of tomato – new results on strains, symptoms and persistence

Release Date: 
28/04/2017

Pepino mosaic virus (PepMV) is one of the most economically important tomato diseases in the UK. AHDB-funded project PE 025 utilised new molecular assays that can discriminate three PepMV strains in order to increase understanding of symptom severity and further examine disease persistence. This factsheet provides new results on strains present in UK crops, PepMV symptoms, survival of the virus in roots and composted tomato waste, potential locations of contamination after an outbreak and occurrence of the virus in water.

 

Hard copies are free to AHDB Horticulture levy payers and dependent on your Associate package may be free or charged at a reduced rate. If you require a hard copy of this publication then please contact comms@ahdb.org.uk