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Watermelon silver mottle virus
(watermelon silver mottle disease)

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Watermelon silver mottle virus (watermelon silver mottle disease)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Watermelon silver mottle virus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • watermelon silver mottle disease
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Virus
  •   Group: "Positive sense ssRNA viruses"
  •     Group: "RNA viruses"
  •       Family: Potyviridae
  •         Genus: Potyvirus
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Watermelon silver mottle virus

Preferred Common Name

  • watermelon silver mottle disease

Other Scientific Names

  • TSWV-W
  • watermelon silver mottle tospovirus
  • watermelon silvery mottle virus
  • watermelon tospovirus

English acronym

  • WSMV

EPPO code

  • WMSMOV (Watermelon silver mottle tospovirus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Virus
  •     Group: "Positive sense ssRNA viruses"
  •         Group: "RNA viruses"
  •             Family: Potyviridae
  •                 Genus: Potyvirus
  •                     Species: Watermelon silver mottle virus

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 23 Apr 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Asia

ChinaPresent, Few occurrencesEPPO (2020)
-GuangdongPresentRao et al. (2011); EPPO (2020)
-YunnanPresentEPPO (2020)
IndiaPresent, LocalizedCABI and EPPO (2004); EPPO (2020)
-DelhiPresentCABI and EPPO (2004); EPPO (2020)
JapanPresentCABI and EPPO (2004); EPPO (2020)
-KyushuPresentCABI and EPPO (2004); EPPO (2020)
-Ryukyu IslandsPresentCABI and EPPO (2004); EPPO (2020)
TaiwanPresentCABI and EPPO (2004); EPPO (2020)

Europe

BelgiumAbsentEPPO (2020)

South America

BrazilAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)CABI and EPPO (2004); EPPO (2020)

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