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 new report of Cycas revoluta leaf necrosis by Phoma herbarum from Pakistan, the first report of Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae causing bacterial leaf blight on Miscanthus × giganteus in the Republic of Korea, and new and earlier unnoted mealybugs and felt scale species from Morocco.
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- Parasitoids and predators of the citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri (Risso) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) infesting the herb, Withania somnifera, a new host plant in Egypt.
Attia, A. R.; Awadallah, K. T. (2016) Egyptian Journal of Biological Pest Control 26 (2) 245-248.
- Parasitism and pathogenicity of Radopholus similis to Ipomoea aquatica, Basella rubra and Cucurbita moschata and genetic diversity of different populations.
Li Yu; Wang Ke; Xie Hui; Xu ChunLing; Wang DongWei; Li Jing; Huang Xin; Peng XiaoFang (2016) Journal of Integrative Agriculture 15 (1) 120-134.
- First report of Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae causing bacterial leaf blight on Miscanthus × giganteus.
Choi OkHee; Kang ByungSam; Cho SuKyung; Park JiYeong; Lee YeYeong; Kim WonIl; Kim JinWoo (2016) Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection 123 (3) 137-140.
- New report of Cycas revoluta leaf necrosis by Phoma herbarum from Pakistan.
Madiha Nayab; Naureen Akhtar (2016) Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection 123 (4) 193-196.
- First occurrence of the ant genus Brachymyrmex Mayr, 1868 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Sharaf, M. R.; Salman, S.; Aldhafer, H. M.; Yousef, A. F. A.; Aldawood, A. S. (2016) Sociobiology 63 (2) 800-803.
- New and earlier unnoted mealybugs and felt scale (Homoptera: Coccinea: Pseudococcidae, Eriococcidae) from Morocco.
Gavrilov-Zimin, I. A. (2016) Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 52 (2) 88-94.
- Contributions to the flora of the province of Huesca, I.
Ferrández Palacio, J. V. (2016) Flora Montiberica 64 62-79.
- Floristic novelties for the province of Cuenca (CE Spain), XXVI.
Mateo Sanz, G.; Campestre Mezquida, F. (2016) Flora Montiberica 64 50-53.
- New data for the flora of Aragón, II.
López Udias, S.; Fabregat Llueca, C.; Fabado Alós, J.; Picornell Segura, E. (2016) Flora Montiberica 64 20-25.
- Additions to the floristic catalogue of the province of Soria (Spain), III: Chorologic extensions at the Iberian System and Ebro valley.
Molina Martín, C.; Montamarta Prieto, G.; Eugenio Gozalbo, M. (2016) Flora Montiberica 64 3-19.
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