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Tuta absoluta mines through leaves and feed on tomato fruit © Peter Kodwaran, MOALF, Kenya

Tuta absoluta mines through leaves and feeds on tomato fruit © Peter Kodwaran, MOALF, Kenya


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 insect pest, Cyrtozemia dispar, on peanut in India, the presence of the entomopathogenic fungus Pandora neoaphidis in Argentina and the first record of Tuta absoluta in Tanzania.

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