Update: New Pest & Disease Records (11 May 16)

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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 genetic divergence of tomato ringspot virus, species of the Colletotrichum acutatum complex associated with anthracnose diseases of fruit in Brazil and the first report of Teratosphaeria gauchensis causing stem…
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Update: Plant Health News (04 May 16)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including whiteflies affecting melon in Honduras, a new irrigation project in Shire Valley, Malawi and rain and Citrus Greening affecting lime in Mexico. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (27 Apr 16)

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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 Zucchini yellow mosaic virus on Cucurbita moschata in India, the identification of Wasabi mottle virus infecting wasabi in Taiwan and the occurrence of algal leaf spot…
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Update: Plant Health News (20 Apr 16)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the government in Nigeria introducing soil test kits to farmers, drought hitting bananas in Nicaragua and community managed irrigation schemes in Ethiopia to help ensure food security. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (13 Apr 16)

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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 molecular evidence of Citrus yellow vein clearing virus from citrus in Punjab, Pakistan, Pseudopestalotiopsis ignota and P. camelliae spp. nov. associated with grey blight disease of tea in China,…
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Update: Plant Health News (06 Apr 16)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including HLB infected insects identified in Colombia, a new millet variety introduced in Rwanda and a new video to teach farmers in Kenya about drought-tolerant maize. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (23 Mar 16)

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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 a new bamboo-feeding leafhopper genus from China, with description of one new species, the first report of Brachyplatys vahlii, an introduced bug from Asia, in the Western Hemisphere and new Bruchidius species reared…
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Update: Plant Health News (16 Mar 16)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the success of the M9 banana variety in Uganda, a study into the timeline of climate change effects on agriculture and a warning on the use of miticides in Almond IPM.
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Update: Plant Health News (02 Mar 16)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including what can be done about the depleted nitrogen in African soils, investment in safe agricultural products in Vietnam and the effect El Niño is having on global food production. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (24 Feb 16)

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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 occurrence of the tobacco cyst nematode subspecies Globodera tabacum subsp. virginiae in France, Spilocaea pyracanthae causing leaf scab on loquat in Pakistan and the first report of Alternaria sp. PMK1 causing…
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