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France confirms first case of ruinous tomato virus

PARIS, France (AFP) Tomato plants in France s far-west Finistere region has been contaminated with a destructive virus that can lead to whole crops being wasted, the agriculture ministry said on Monday. A farm had been isolated and greenhouses full of tomatoes would be destroyed, as there is no known treatment, it said. The tomato brown rugose fruit virus, known as ToBRFV, leads to rough discolored patches on the fruit that render it unsellable [ ]


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