Symptoms of PepMV
The Pepino Mosaic Virus is an extremely changeable virus that is widely prevalent in the greenhouse tomato industry and causes tremendous financial losses worldwide every year. There are several different strains of PepMV, such as LP, EU, CH2 and US1. Certain varieties of the virus can cause severe symptoms. What they are precisely and their intensity not only depends on the genetic makeup of the particular strain of virus, but also on such factors as climate conditions, nutrients and plant stress.