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 target leaf spot (Corynespora) appearing for the first time in India, new records of Colletotrichum species on apple in Uruguay, and the first appearance of Bidens mottle virus in Taiwan.
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- First report of Chilli ringspot virus on chili pepper in China.
Wang, J. H.; Zhang, S. Y.; Gong, D.; Wu, Y. P.; Zhang, Y. L.; Yu, N. T.; Liu, Z. X.; Xiong, Z. (2012) Plant Disease 96, 3, pp 462-463.
- Phytophagous and fungivorous mites (Acari: Prostigmata, Astigmata) from Peru.
Guanilo, A. D.; Moraes, G. J. de; Flechtmann, C. H. W.; Knapp, M. (2012) International Journal of Acarology 38, 2, pp 120-134.
- Golovinomyces biocellatus on oregano (Origanum vulgare ‘Compactum’) in Italy.
Garibaldi, A.; Bertetti, D.; Martini, P.; Repetto, L.; Gullino, M. L. (2012) Plant Disease 96, 3, pp 457.
- Corynespora blight of sweet basil: a new disease from India.
Vishwakarma, R. K.; Pal, V. K.; Akhtar, M. (2011) Biosciences, Biotechnology Research Asia 8, 2, pp 857-859.
- First report of Colletotrichum acutatum and C. fragariae causing bitter rot of apple in Uruguay.
Alaniz, S.; Hernández, L.; Damasco, D.; Mondino, P. (2012) Plant Disease 96, 3, pp 458.
- Two new records of hyphomycetes from India.
Dubey, R. K.; Rai, A. N.; Shrivastava, S.; Verma, N. K. (2011) Indian Phytopathology 64, 4, pp 390-391.
- First report of Erwinia persicinus causing wilting of Medicago sativa sprouts in China.
Zhang, Z. F.; Nan, Z. B. (2012) Plant Disease 96, 3, pp 454.
- Eggplant mild leaf mottle virus (EMLMV), a new putative member of the genus Ipomovirus that harbors an HC-Pro gene.
Dombrovsky, A.; Sapkota, R.; Lachman, O.; Antignus, Y. (2012) Virus Genes 44, 2, pp 329-337.
- First report of Apple mosaic virus in Alaska.
Robertson, N. L. (2012) Plant Disease 96, 3, pp 463.
- First report of Bidens mottle virus causing mosaic and leaf deformation in garland chrysanthemum and lettuce in Taiwan.
Chen, Y. K.; Lee, J. Y. (2012) Plant Disease 96, 3, pp 464.
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