Update: New Pest & Disease Records (27 June 12)

A nematode, Pratylenchus agilis, has been found parasitising wheat in China for the first time. © Hector Garcia (CC BY-SA 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 the black coconut bunch weevil found damaging coconut palms for the first time in Brazil, the first report of the lesion nematode, Pratylenchus agilis, parasitising wheat, and the first incidence of Beet mild curly top virus affecting legumes in Mexico.

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To view all search results for new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases, click here (>31,000 results)

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

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