Peanut mottle (PMV)

Affected leaves
Peanut mottle virus: leaves showing a light mottle through to dark green

Peanut mottle virus (PMV)


Minor. Slight leaf mottling in peanut varieties currently grown.


Leaves show a light mottle through to patches of dark green.

SpreadBy aphids.
Management options

Use PMV-free seed, if available, in new and isolated areas.

Chemical registrations and permits
Check the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority chemical database and permit database for chemicals registered or approved under permit to treat this disease on the target crop in your state or location. Always read the label and observe withholding periods.