Update: New Pest & Disease Records (01 May 13)

Wheat cultivars for resistance to septoria leaf spot, caused by Mycosphaerella graminicola are being assessed.
Symptoms of septoria leaf spot

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 occurrence of Pachycoris torridus jewel bugs in Bahia, Brazil, the  assessment of wheat cultivars for resistance to septoria leaf blotch-causing isolates and the incidence and identification of Cassava tuber rot caused by Phytophthora palmivora.

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