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Panama wilt has been isolated from Dwarf Cavendish bananas in Pakistan © David Jones

Panama wilt has been isolated from Dwarf Cavendish bananas in Pakistan © D. Jones

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 Panama wilt disease of banana caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense in Pakistan, the first report of dieback of olive trees caused by Neofusicoccum australe in Tunisia and the first report of Pestalotiopsis menezesiana causing leaf blight of coconut in Hainan, China. 

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