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July pest alerts contains a report on Alternaria alternaria, the causal agent of leaf blight on sunflower in South Africa (© Pexels)


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 report of thrips from India, the description of a new species of PolycestaDejean from Chile and a report on the causal agent of leaf blight on sunflower in South Africa.

To view all search results for new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases, click here or to view results by your location click here.
If there’s another new record you’d like to highlight, please post a comment.

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  1. […] Update: New Pest & Disease Records (19 July 18) […]

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