Update: New Pest & Disease Records (09 Feb 12)

The Mediterranean fruit fly is spreading in Montenegro © Scott Bauer, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org

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 a new phytoplasma infecting soybean in Costa Rica, a parasitic nematode causing damage to several plant species in Brazil, and the Mediterranean fruit fly spreading and widening its host preference in Montenegro.

Click on the links to view the abstracts:

To view all search results for new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases, click here (>30,000 results)

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

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