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Grape plantation for wine production. Jolimont vinicole, in Canela / Gramado - RS, Brazil © By Mateus S. Figueiredo (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Grape plantation for wine production. Jolimont vinicole, in Canela / Gramado – RS, Brazil © By Mateus S. Figueiredo (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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 a report on the vine mealybug Planococcus ficus damaging vineyards in Brazil, the first report of Psallops niedzwiedzkii, a new species from Ghana, and the first report of Soybean chlorotic blotch virus and West African Asystasia virus 1 infecting cassava and a wild cassava relative in Cameroon and Togo.

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1 Comment

  1. Ongedierte on 11th August 2016 at 9:45 AM

    Oh my god! That’s something very dangerous for the plants and other vegetations. Government must look into this matter and do the needful asap to protect the nature.

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