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Pineapple with Phytophthora heart rot © Scott Nelson (CC BY-SA licence)

Pineapple with Phytophthora heart rot © Scott Nelson (CC BY-SA 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 pineapple heart rot caused by Phytophthora nicotianae in China’s Hainan Province, a new species of Aeolothrips from mango crops in Mexico and details of Cylas puncticollis, a new pest of cotton.

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