Update: New Pest & Disease Records (15 May 15)

Leafhoppers can cause direct damage and transmit disease © Piotrt, via WIkimedia
Leafhoppers can cause direct damage and transmit disease © Piotrt, via WIkimedia

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 Lonchaeidae associated with the genus Annona in Mexico, the first report of choanephora rot of okra in Korea and a review of Chinese species of the leafhopper genus Scaphoidella with description of a new species. 

Click on the links to view the abstracts:

Wang Ning; Wang BaoHai; Yang Ding (2015) Florida Entomologist 98 (1): 44-46

To view all search results for new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases, click here

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

One thought on “Update: New Pest & Disease Records (15 May 15)

  1. Victor Johnson May 18, 2015 / 4:10 am

    That leafhopper (Scaphoidella) looks really cool. Nice camouflage for a wooded area from the look of it — almost reminiscent of a moths.

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