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A collection of Botryosphaeriaceae species have been identified from mangoes in NE Brazil © W.A. Djatmiko (CC BY)

A collection of Botryosphaeriaceae species have been identified from mangoes in NE Brazil © W.A. Djatmiko (CC BY)

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 new rust species and hosts from Northern Pakistan,  Colletotrichum species associated with cultivated citrus in China and the identification and comparison of Botryosphaeriaceae species associated with dieback and stem-end rot of mango in Northeastern Brazil. 

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