Update: New Pest & Disease Records (06 Feb 13)

Sorghum halepense in soyabean crop © Chris Parker/CABI

Sorghum halepense in a soyabean crop © Chris Parker/CABI

We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this fortnight include the identification and characterisation of Citrus yellow vein clearing virus, the spread dynamics and agricultural impact of Sorghum halepense and the first report of black scurf on carrot caused by binucleate Rhizoctonia AG-U.

To view all search results for new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases, click here (>32,000 results)

If there’s another new record you’d like to highlight, please post a comment.

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