Plum Pox
Potyvirus plum pox virus

Plum Pox (Potyvirus plum pox virus ) is a viral pathogen of stone fruit trees. It is a native of Europe and was first detected in Pennsylvania in 1999.

Spread by aphids.

This viral pathogen has been identified by USDA-APHIS as a serious threat to US Agriculture and Natural Resources, and surveys have been planned for multiple states.

Visit the Plum Pox program page for more information about this pest.

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