Update: New Pest & Disease Records (07 Aug 13)

Fungi that cause leaf spots can reduce yields from mango crops (Joel Montes)
Fungi that cause leaf spots can reduce the yield from mango crops (Joel Montes)

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 fungi associated with boll and lint rot of cotton in Iran, leaf spot-causing pathogen Nigrospora sphaerica found on mango for the first time and Bursaphelenchus koreanus found in packaging wood from South Korea.

Click on the links to view the abstracts:

To view all search results for new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases, click here (>34,000 results)

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

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