Regional Pest Alert - Plum Pox Virus (Unit=50)

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Regional Pest Alert - Plum Pox Virus (Unit=50)

Number

NCPA 0015

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Publication Date:

12-2018

Status

Current

Description

Plum pox, also called sharka, is considered one of the most devastating viral diseases worldwide of stone fruit, including peaches, apricots, plums, nectarines, almonds, and sweet and tart cherries. The virus distorts and discolors fruit, reduces yield and shortens tree life, but it poses no threat to human or animal health. Infected plants are typically destroyed to prevent the spread of the disease, causing great economic loss to the growers

Language

en

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