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Blackberries, raspberries and blueberries have all been damaged by the Brazilian ground pearl. © jchatoff (CC BY licence)

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 Tomato mosaic virus in eggplant in Iran, Brazilian ground pearl damaging blackberry, raspberry and blueberry in Brazil,  and the first report of Ascochyta rabiei causing ascochyta blight of chickpea plants (Cicer arietinum) in China.

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

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