Update: New Pest & Disease Records (24 Feb 16)

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.

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