PRO/PL> Tomato mottle mosaic virus, capsicum seed – Australia: interception

Other Plant Disease — Australia
_Tomato mottle mosaic virus_ (ToMMV), a _Tobamovirus_ species closely related to _Tomato mosaic virus_ (ToMV), _Tobacco mosaic virus_ (TMV), and the newly identified _Tomato brown rugose fruit virus_ (ToBRFV), was 1st reported in Mexico [and] has now been detected in China, USA, Spain, and Israel. The spread of the virus to new regions is potentially through seed, like other tobamoviruses. The virus is thought to pose a serious risk to capsicum (_Capsicum annuum_) and tomato (_Solanum