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Bemisia tabaci (MED) (silverleaf whitefly); two adults on a watermelon leaf (Public Domain Image)

Bemisia tabaci (MED) (silverleaf whitefly); two adults on a watermelon leaf (Public Domain Image)


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 the first¬†occurrence of stem canker on oilseed rape caused by Leptosphaeria biglobosa in Serbia, three new additions to the grass (Poaceae) flora of Manipur, India and a new record of the Bemisia tabaci Q biotype in Tibet, China.

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