Update: New Pest & Disease Records (08 Aug 12)

Highbush bluberries in Korea have been found to be infected by Blueberry red ringspot virus for the first time © Aconcagua (CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons)

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 first incidence of the grass moth Classeya tenuistriga as a maize seedling pest, the first report of Blueberry red ringspot virus affecting Korean highbush blueberries and three new species of Aspergillus section Flavi isolated from almonds and maize in Portugal.

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 (>31,000 results)

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

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