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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 identification of a new citrus disease in China, the first incidence of Banana bunchy top virus in Benin, and the first time that leaf spot disease has been caused by the fungus Dactuliophora on cowpea in India.

Banana bunchy top virus has been found for the first time in Benin © Malcolm Manners (CC BY 2.0 license, via Flickr)

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