Plantwise Pest Alerts – free email subscription service

Are you interested in keeping up to date with crop pest and disease literature reports? You’re invited to sign up to our monthly pest alert email containing links to recently published scientific literature from around the globe.

On sign up, select which country or region you are interested in, or the Worldwide regional option. Feel free to sign up more than once if you would like to receive reports on multiple countries or regions.

When you click on an article heading, you will be taken to an abstract where you can find further details about each article.

Here is an example of the email you will receive:


Dear Miss Smith,

Thank you for signing up for pest alerts from Plantwise. For further plant health and pest information, visit the Plantwise Knowledge Bank.

Here are the ten most recent pest alerts from the published scientific literature from around the globe:

Occurrence of the Indian wax scale (Coccomorpha: Coccidae: Ceroplastes ceriferus) outdoors in Hungary.
Szita, É.; Érsek, L. (2017) Növényvédelem 53 (4) 148-151.

Isolation and identification of Burkholderia gladioli on Cymbidium orchids in Korea.
Moon HyeRan; Park HyeJee; Jeong ARam; Han SangWook; Park ChangJin (2017) Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment 31 (2) 280-288.

First record of invasive tomato spider mite Tetranychus evansi (Acari: Tetranychidae) in Turkey.
Kazak, C.; Döker, İ.; Karut, K. (2017) International Journal of Acarology 43 (4) 325-328.

First report of Parietaria mottle virus associated with yellowing disease in Diplotaxis tenuifolia in Italy.
Parrella, G.; Greco, B.; Troiano, E. (2017) Plant Disease 101 (5) 850-851.

First report of Maize dwarf mosaic virus in Johnsongrass in Oklahoma.
Wijayasekara, D.; Ali, A. (2017) Plant Disease 101 (5) 850.

First report of Tobacco vein banding mosaic virus infecting sesame in China.
Wang, H. Y.; Gong, H. H.; Yan, Z. Y.; Tang, W.; Zhu, T. S.; Zhao, M.; Li, X. D. (2017) Plant Disease 101 (5) 850.

First report of Sweet potato leaf curl virus infecting sweet potato in Sudan.
Mohammed, H. S.; El-Siddig, M. A.; El-Hussein, A. A.; Ibrahim, F. A.; Navas-Castillo, J.; Fiallo-Olivé, E. (2017) Plant Disease 101 (5) 849-850.

First report of Spiranthes mosaic virus 3 in Phlox spp. in New Zealand.
Tang, J.; Khan, S.; Quinn, B.; Veerakone, S.; Milleza, E.; Ward, L. I. (2017) Plant Disease 101 (5) 849.

First report of Blackberry chlorotic ringspot virus in black raspberry (Rubus coreanus) in Korea.
Seo, J. K.; Kim, M. K.; Kwak, H. R.; Choi, H. S. (2017) Plant Disease 101 (5) 848-849.

First report of Chickpea chlorotic dwarf virus infecting cucumber in Pakistan.
Hameed, U.; Zia-ur-Rehman, M.; Ali, S. A.; Haider, M. S.; Brown, J. K. (2017) Plant Disease 101 (5) 848.


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