Fruit Tree Testing

Virus Testing

The Virus Diagnostic Lab offers three testing panels for Fruit Trees

  • Complete Virus Testing
  • Canary Virus Testing
  • Targeted Virus/Disease Testing

See below for viruses and viral-like pathogens listed for each commodity.

A signed CPCNW-VDL Testing Agreement must be submitted with the plant material to be tested. Plant material and testing agreement can be sent to

Tina Vasile

CPCNW/WSU-Prosser

24106 N Bunn Rd

Prosser, WA 99350

Malus/Pyrus/Cydonia

Complete Virus Test Panel

  1. RNA Viruses
    • Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus
    • Apple fruit crinkle viroid
    • Apple mosaic virus
    • Apple scar skin viroid
    • Apple stem grooving virus
    • Apple stem pitting virus
    • Cherry rasp leaf virus
    • Cherry leaf roll virus
    • Pear blister canker viroid
    • Tobacco ringspot virus
    • Tomato bushy stunt virus
    • Tomato ringspot virus
  1. Other systemic pathogens
    • Xylella fastidiosa
    • Candidatus Phytoplasma pyri

Canary Virus Panel

  • Apple stem grooving virus
  • Apple stem pitting virus
  • Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus

Prunus

Complete Virus Test Panel

  1. RNA Viruses
    • American plum line pattern virus
    • Apple stem grooving virus
    • Arabis mosaic virus
    • Cherry green ring mottle virus
    • Cherry leaf roll virus
    • Cherry rasp leaf virus
    • Cherry mottle leaf virus
    • Cherry necrotic rusty mottle virus
    • Cherry twisted leaf associated virus
    • Cherry virus A
    • Hop stunt viroid
    • Little cherry virus 1
    • Little cherry virus 2
    • Nectarine stem pitting associated virus
    • Peach latent mosaic viroid
    • Prunus necrotic ringspot virus
    • Prune dwarf virus
    • Plum pox virus
    • Tomato bushy stunt virus
    • Tomato ringspot virus
  1. Other Systemic Pathogens
    • Xylella fastidiosa
    • Generic Phytoplasma screen (Peach yellows phytoplasma, Pear decline phytoplasma)
    • Western X phytoplasma

Canary Virus Panel

  • Generic Ilarvirus screen
  • Cherry leaf roll virus