As every year, the PestWorld gathering brings together thousands of pest management professionals from all over the world. Being held this year in San Diego, California between 15th and 18th October, the National Pest Management association offers opportunities for information sharing, provides access to the latest products, services, and technologies for its thousands participants. As every year, PestWorld is attended
Tulip mosaic – Tulip breaking virus
This disease is common for all areas where tulips are grown and it decreases the quality and quantity of the tulip production. This disease either affects some organs of the tulip plant, or it affects all organs. Yellow stripes, or discolored stains emerge on the leaves of the affected plants.
Onion mosaic – Onion yellow dwarf virus
The onion mosaic is the most damaging disease for the onion crop and it is known to all areas that have a temperate climate. Within these areas, it is present in all countries where the onion is grown and it causes serious damages to seed grown plants.
Potato leaf roll – Potato leaf roll virus
This is the most damaging virus infection that can affect the potato crop as the damage can rise up to 10% on the tolerant potato species and 95% on the sensitive potato species.
Potato Mottle – Potato virus Y
This is a dangerous disease as it compromises up to 80% of the tubercles production.
Potato Interveinal Mosaic – Potato Virus X
This disease is known to all areas where the potatoes are planted.
Tobacco Mosaic Virus in Tomato
This is the most common tomato virus infection. This virus can affect both crop tomatoes, greenhouse or solarium tomatoes and it always lowers the quality and quantity of the production.
Tobacco mosaic – Tobacco mosaic virus
The virus that causes this disease is frequently found in all countries and it causes significant damage to numerous crop plants.
Grapevine fanleaf – Grapevine fanleaf virus
This virus can compromise around 20% of the total grape production.
Dry Rot of Potato – Fusarium solani var. coeruleum
This disease can also affect field crops, however the damage is significant while the tubercles are stored.
Plum Pox – Plum pox virus
This is the most dangerous plum tree diseases as it produces a lot of damage to the crop and it affects a lot of European countries.
Apple Mosaic Virus
This virus has been detected in numerous types of apples, but also in the vegetative rootstocks. Besides the apple, other trees can also be affected, such as: peach, plum, etc.