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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.

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