Tomato fear as high-risk virus found in Brittany

Gardeners are being warned to be aware of a high-risk and fast-spreading virus affecting tomatoes, peppers and chillies that could devastate all production.

Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus (ToBRFV) has already reached France, with a case confirmed in Finistère just days after a warning from food security agency Anses.

It warned amateur and professional gardeners of the danger of a disease that has spread round the world in just four years – and which has no cure.

Anses said ...

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