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Spilocaea pyracanthae has been found affecting loquat in Pakistan © Zeetz Jones (CC BY-NC-ND)

Spilocaea pyracanthae has been found affecting loquat in Pakistan © Zeetz Jones (CC BY-NC-ND)

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 occurrence of the tobacco cyst nematode subspecies Globodera tabacum subsp. virginiae in France, Spilocaea pyracanthae causing leaf scab on loquat in Pakistan and the first report of Alternaria sp. PMK1 causing leaf spot disease on parthenium weed.

Click on the links to view the abstracts:

To view all search results for new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases, click here or to view results by your location click here.

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

2 Comments

  1. mpsrivastava28gmailcom on 26th December 2016 at 5:15 am

    A good job indeed by CABI

  2. mpsrivastava28gmailcom on 26th December 2016 at 5:18 am

    Its edcative and keeps farmers updated and aware of the future outbreak of pests and their managements

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