Update: New Pest & Disease Records (23 Jan 13)

Dragon fruit at a Vietnamese market
Dragon fruit at a Vietnamese market (Public domain)

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 Alfalfa mosaic virus and Soybean dwarf virus on soybean in North Dakota, storage rot of dragon fruit caused by Gilbertella persicaria and a new wilt disease of banana in Papua New Guinea.

To view all search results for new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases, click here (>32,000 results)

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

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