Plum pox virus (Wylie et al. 2017)
Plum pox, PPV, Sharka disease
First appeared in Bulgaria (Douglas 2012)
First discovered in 1999 (Douglas 2012)
Probably with infected nursery stock (Douglas 2012)
Disease of stone fruit species (such as peaches and plums) (Douglas 2012)
Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
The section below contains highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source.
State and Local Government
Douglas, S.M. 2012. Plum Pox: A New Threat to Stone Fruit Production in the United States. Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.
Wylie, S.J., Adams, M., Chalam, C., Kreuze, J., López-Moya, J.J., Ohshima, K., Praveen, S., Rabenstein, F., Stenger, D., Wang, A., Zerbini, F.M., and ICTV Report Consortium. 2017. ICTV Virus Taxonomy Profile: Potyviridae. Journal of General Virology 98: 352–354.