Update: New Pest & Disease Records (21 Mar 12)

Peas have been found to be a new host of tomato spotted wilt virus © Dayna McIsaac (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 license)

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 citrus tristeza virus found in Afghanistan for the first time, the first record of peas infected with tomato spotted wilt virus, and a new species of the pathogenic fungal genus Alternaria.

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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