Photo 1. Fruit and leaf symptoms of avocado sunblotch viroid disease. The fruit has distinctive sunken streaks.
Avocado sunblotch viroid. The abbreviation is ASBVd.
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from CABI Avocado sunblotch viroid (avocado sun blotch) (2018) Crop Protection Compendium. (www.cabi.org/cpc); and Avocado sunblotch (2016) University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources, Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program. (http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/r8101011.html); and from Saucedo-Carabez JR et al. (2014) Effect of Avocado sunblotch viroid (ASBVd) on avocado yield in Michoacan, Mexico. European Journal of Plant Pathology 138(4):799-805. (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10658-013-0354-9). Photos 1-3 Diseases of fruit crops in Australia (2009). Editors, Tony Cooke, Denis Persley, Susan House. CSIRO Publishing.
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project HORT/2016/185: Responding to emerging pest and disease threats to horticulture in the Pacific islands, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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