Tomato ringspot virus

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Tomato ringspot virus
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Tomato ringspot virus on a cucumber plant
Scientific Classification
Family: Comoviridae
Genus: Nepovirus
Species: Tomato ringspot virus
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Locations where Tomato ringspot virus has been confirmed (blue)[1]
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Tomato ringspot virus is a Nepovirus known to infect a wide variety of hosts other than tomatoes including cucumber, tobacco, beans and various woody and ornamental plants.[1][2] It is transmitted by adults and three larval stages of the nematode Xiphinema americanum.[2]



Local chlorotic spots; systemic chlorosis and mottle.

Fabaceae (beans)[edit]

Chlorotic local lesions; systemic rugosity and necrosis of tip leaves.


Local necrotic flecks; systemic mottle and necrosis.


No visible signs, or yellow mottling or ringspots on leaves. Low vigor and low productivity. Small crumbly fruit.


No visible signs, or yellow mottling or ringspots on leaves. Low vigor, low or no productivity.




Ensure area is weedfree. Protect plants from insect vectors.


  1. a b (1990). Tomato ringspot nepovirus. European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. Retrieved: 2010-08-01.
  2. a b Stace-smith, R. (1970). Tomato ringspot virus. Descriptions of Plant Viruses. Retrieved: 2010-08-01.