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Rice yellow mottle virus causes rice plants to have stunted growth and discoloured leaves © Sy & Yacouba.

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 report of Rice yellow mottle virus on rice in Burundi,  a new host record of the root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne javanica) on strawberries in India and a new strain of tomato severe leaf curl virus and a unique variant of tomato yellow leaf curl virus from Mexico.

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