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 record of stink bugs in rice farming in the Brazillian Maranhão, the first report of Aspergillus parvisclerotigenus rot in garlic bulbs from Pakistan and new records of the smut fungus Testicularia africana from Tanzania and Mozambique.
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- New records of smut fungi. 8. Testicularia africana from Tanzania and Mozambique.
Denchev, C. M.; Denchev, T. T. (2015) Mycotaxon 130 (3) 607-611
- First report of Onion yellow dwarf virus infecting shallot in Serbia.
Miloševic´, D.; Gvozdanovic´-Varga, J.; Ignjatov, M.; Nikolic´, Z.; Vučurovic´, I.; Vučurovic´, A.; Stankovic´, I. (2015) Plant Disease 99 (10) 1450
- First report of Aspergillus parvisclerotigenus rot in garlic bulbs from Pakistan.
Akhtar, N.; Shoaib, A.; Awan, Z. A.; Amin, U. (2015) Plant Disease 99 (10) 1448
- Diaporthe rostrata, a novel ascomycete from Juglans mandshurica associated with walnut dieback.
Fan XinLei; Hyde, K. D.; Udayanga, D.; Wu XingYu; Tian ChengMing (2015) Mycological Progress 14 (10) 82
- First report of Cucumber mosaic virus infecting Chinese mallow in China.
Peng HaoRan; Zhao ChengGang; Zhao XueJun; Chen DeXin; Sun XianChao (2015) Journal of Phytopathology 163 (11/12) 1064-1068
- First report of heart rot of pomegranate (Punica granatum) caused by Alternaria alternata in Italy.
Faedda, R.; Granata, G.; Cocuzza, G. E. M.; Giudice, V. Lo; Audoly, G.; Pane, A.; Cacciola, S. O. (2015) Plant Disease 99 (10) 1446-1447
- First report of knot disease on olive (Olea europaea) in Japan caused by Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. savastanoi.
Tsuji, M.; Ohta, K.; Tanaka, K.; Takikawa, Y. (2015) Plant Disease 99 (10) 1445
- Taxonomy and biology of Andricus miriami (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini) – a remarkable bud-galling cynipid from the Middle East.
Shachar, E.; Melika, G.; Dorchin, N. (2015) Annals of the Entomological Society of America 108 (5) 827-833
- New reports of rust fungi from Malakand, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
Hussain, S.; Ahmad, H.; Afshan, N. S.; Khalid, A. N. (2015) Mycotaxon 130 (3) 647-651
- First record of stink bug (Hemiptera: Reduviidae) in rice farming in the Maranhão.
Souza, J. R. de; Lima, V. F.; Silva, C. G. da; Conceição, D. P. da; Gil-Santana, H. R.; Paiva, M. J. de S. (2015) Agrotrópica 27 (2) 199-202
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