Pepino mosaic virus of tomato – new results on strains, symptoms and persistence

Pepino mosaic virus is one of the most economically important tomato diseases in the UK. This factsheet provides results on:

  • Strains of PepMV present in UK crops and their severity
  • PepMV symptoms
  • Survival of PepMV in roots and waste
  • Virus persistence
  • Potential locations of contamination after an outbreak and its presence in water

This information was last updated in 2016