Update: New Pest & Disease Records (02 Sep 15)

Sheath brown rot of rice caused by Pseudomonas fuscovaginae has been identified in Korea © IRRI, CC BY-NC-SA
Sheath brown rot of rice caused by P. fuscovaginae has been identified in Korea © IRRI, CC BY-NC-SA

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 sheath brown rot of rice caused by Pseudomonas fuscovaginae in Korea, postharvest stem-end rot on immature coconut caused by Pestalotiopsis adusta in Brazil and the first report of tomato pith necrosis caused by Pseudomonas cichorii in Tanzania.

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

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