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Plum Pox

Plum PoxScientific name: Potyviruses: Potyviridae

Common names: Plum pox, PPV, Sharka disease

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HoneySweet Plum Trees: A Transgenic Answer to the Plum Pox Problem - Frequently Asked Questions (Jul 2007)
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

Native To: First appeared in Bulgaria (Douglas 2012)

Date of U.S. Introduction: First discovered in 1999 (Douglas 2012)

Images: Invasive.org and Google

Means of Introduction: Probably with infected nursery stock (Douglas 2012)

Impact: Disease of stone fruit species (such as peaches and plums) (Douglas 2012)

Current U.S. Distribution:

Federal Quarantine:

Management Plans: Microbes / Plum Pox

Selected Internet Resources:

Federal Government

Plum Pox (Potyvirus Group (PPV))
USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey. National Agricultural Pest Information System.
Photographs; Distribution; Special Note: Links to other sites

A Pox on That Virus! Attempts To Eradicate Plum Pox Virus (Agricultural Research Magazine, Sep 2001)
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.
Photographs; Impacts; Controls

Plum Pox Article Citation Search - AGRICOLA Database
USDA. National Agricultural Library.
Research; Special Note: NAL Catalog Search (resources)

Plum Pox Virus
USDA. APHIS. Plant Protection and Quarantine.
Introduction History; Dispersion; Distribution; Controls; Legal Aspects

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State Government

Plum Pox: A New Threat to Stone Fruit Production in the United States
Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. Plant Pathology and Ecology.
Identification/Description; Introduction History; Dispersion; Controls

Plum Pox Virus Eradication Program
New York Department of Agriculture and Markets.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls; Legal Aspects

Plum Pox (PPV)
Ohio Department of Agriculture. Plant Health Division.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Distribution

Plum Pox Virus Survey and Eradication Program
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. Plant Industry.
Identification/Description; Introduction History; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls

Plum Pox Virus (PPV) (PDF | 88 KB)
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management. Division of Agriculture. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey.
Photographs; Identification/Description; Introduction History; Distribution

Plum Pox Virus of Stone Fruit (Mar 2009)
West Virginia Department of Agriculture. Plant Industries Division.
Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution; Dispersion; Legal Aspects

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University/Academic

Big Picture Book of Viruses: Potyviridae
Tulane University School of Medicine. Garry Lab.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs

Plum Pox Virus in Ornamentals
Pennsylvania State University. Cooperative Extension.
Identification/Description; Introduction History; Habitat; Dispersion; Controls

Plum pox potyvirus - Plant Viruses Online
University of Idaho. Virus Identification Data Exchange Database.
Taxonomy; Dispersion

Plum Pox (PPV) / Sharka Potyvirus - Exotic Pest Monitoring Series (PDF | 300 KB)
Utah State University.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution

Plum Pox or Sharka Virus (PPV) - Mid-Atlantic Stone Fruit
Virginia Tech. Entomology Department.
Introduction History; Dispersion; Special Note: Describes aphids' role in transmitting plum pox

Pest Alert: Plum Pox (Apr 2004; PDF | 199 KB)
University of Wisconsin. Extension.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History

Plum Pox Virus (Sharka) Resources
West Virginia University. Kearneysville Tree Fruit Research and Education Center.
Photographs; Introduction History

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International

Exotic Plant Pests - Plumpox (sharka)
Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries (Australia).
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Dispersion; Controls

Plum pox virus (sharka) - Invasive Species Compendium
Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI).
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Controls

Plum Pox Virus (PPV)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Plant Health Division.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls; Legal Aspects

Plum Pox potyvirus - Data Sheets on Quarantine Pests (PDF | 49 KB)
European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls; Special Note: References

Plum Pox Virus
International Committee On Taxonomy of Viruses. Universal Virus Database.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Distribution; Dispersion

Plum Pox
New Zealand Biosecurity.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Dispersion

Plum Pox
United Kingdom Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs. Food and Environment Research Agency.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Distribution; Dispersion

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Organizations

Plum Pox Potyvirus Disease of Stone Fruits
American Phytopathological Society.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls

Plum Pox is Invader of the Month
Maryland Invasive Species Council.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Distribution

Plum Pox Virus
Massachusetts Introduced Pests Outreach Project.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Habitat

Citations

Douglas, S.M. 2012. Plum Pox: A New Threat to Stone Fruit Production in the United States. Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.

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Last Modified: Apr 15, 2014
 
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