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This month’s pest alerts include the first report of Cucurbit aphid-borne yellows virus infecting muskmelon (Cucumis melo) in India.

We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this month include the first report of root rot on onion seedlings caused by Globisporangium irregulare in South Korea, and the first report of Cucurbit aphid-borne yellows virus infecting muskmelon (Cucumis melo) in India.


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