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Leafhopper and Planthopper abundance has been measured on maize in Brazil (S. Ausmus)

Leafhoppers can cause damage and transmit viruses (S Ausmus)

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 a report on the abundance and species richness of leafhoppers and planthoppers in Brazilian maize, the first report of root rot caused by Phytophthora nicotianae in avocado in Cuba and the first report of Konjac mosaic virus in elephant foot yam in India. 

 

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