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 Croicidolomia binotalis as a serious pest of Brassica vegetables in Kashmir, India; a new species of Anagyrus from China and a new species of Colletotrichum causing anthracnose of chili in the Philippines.
- New records of coleopterans on apple in Himachal Pradesh. Sushma Bhardwaj; Joginder Singh (2018) Indian Journal of Entomology 80 (2) 487-488.
- Leafhopper fauna associated with rice ecosystem in Thrissur District, Kerala. Khader, T. K. N. A.; Mathew, M. P. (2018) Indian Journal of Entomology 80 (2) 330-347.
- First report of Crocidolomia binotalis (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) as a serious pest of some Brassica vegetable crops in Kashmir. Bhat, D. M. (2018) Journal of Entomological Research 42 (2) 255-258.
- A new Colletotrichum species causing anthracnose of chilli in the Philippines and its pathogenicity to chilli cultivar Django. Cueva, F. M. dela; Mendoza, J. S.; Balendres, M. A. (2018) Crop Protection 112 264-268.
- Genetic diversity of Phytophthora pluvialis, a pathogen of conifers, in New Zealand and the west coast of the United States of America. Brar, S.; Tabima, J. F.; McDougal, R. L.; Dupont, P. Y.; Feau, N.; Hamelin, R. C.; Panda, P.; Leboldus, J. M.; Grünwald, N. J.; Hansen, E. M.; Bradshaw, R. E.; Williams, N. M. (2018) Plant Pathology 67 (5) 1131-1139.
- Molecular phylogenetics and microsatellite analysis reveal a new pathogenic Ceratocystis species in the Asian-Australian clade. Liu, F. F.; Barnes, I.; Roux, J.; Wingfield, M. J.; Chen, S. F. (2018) Plant Pathology 67 (5) 1097-1113.
- Fusarium metavorans sp. nov.: the frequent opportunist ‘FSSC6’. Al-Hatmi, A. M. S.; Ahmed, S. A.; Diepeningen, A. D. van; Drogari-Apiranthitou, M.; Verweij, P. E.; Meis, J. F.; Hoog, G. S. de (2018) Medical Mycology 56 (Suppl. 1) 144-152.
- A new species of Anagyrus (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) from China, parasitoid of Phenacoccus solani Ferris (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) on Lycoris radiata (L’Her.) Herb. Zu GuoHao; Wang YuanHong; Zhang YanZhou; Li ChengDe; Zhang Xu (2018) Phytoparasitica 46 (2) 197-201.
- Detection and identification of a ‘Candidatus phytoplasma aurantifolia’-related strain (16SrII-A subgroup) associated with Corchorus aestuans phyllody in China. Li Yan; Chen Wang (2018) Journal of General Plant Pathology 84 (3) 243-245.
- Porophyllum Guettard (Asteraceae), a newly naturalized genus to China. Wu BaoHuan; Zhao WanYi; Shi WenTing; Yang HaiJun; Cui DaFang (2018) Journal of Tropical and Subtropical Botany 26 (3) 299-301.
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