First report of Chrysanthemum stem necrosis virus in Korea

In the Republic of Korea, stem necrosis virus can become a major threat for the production of chrysanthemum plants that rely on vegetative propagation. It was first found in a greenhouse in Changwon, where symptoms of stem necrosis, chlorotic and necrotic ring leaf spots, and leaf distortions were observed. Now, the first report of this virus has been published in Korea.

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This report was published by the EPPO Reporting Service. Every Month, the Secretariat of the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO) publishes a report on events of phytosanitary concern. It focuses on new geographical records, new host plants, new pests (including invasive alien plants), pests to be added to the EPPO Alert List, detection and identification methods etc.

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