Update: New Pest & Disease Records (31 Oct 12)

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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¬†new pest (Duponchelia fovealis) recorded in a peanut field, the first record of Teratopactus nodicollis in dry bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) and a new distributional record of buff coconut mealybug in Kerala.
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Update: Plant Health News (24 Oct 12)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including reports of Aster yellows infecting 60% of Canadian Canola, the identification of a recent maize virus in Kenya and the development of dual disease resistant Cassava. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (17 Oct 12)

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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 record of ¬†the whitefly¬†Acaudaleyrodes rachipora¬†attacking clusterbean in India, detection of algal leaf spot in citrus in Paran√° state and a novel mastrevirus infecting wheat in India.
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Update: Plant Health News (10 Oct 12)

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Here‚Äôs a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including snow and frost affecting Brazil’s apple crop, Bangladesh decoding the genome of a crop-killing fungus and ways to keep barley yellow dwarf virus under control. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (03 Oct 12)

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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¬†Tomato mosaic virus¬†in eggplant in Iran,¬†Brazilian ground pearl damaging blackberry, raspberry and blueberry in Brazil, ¬†and the first report of Ascochyta rabiei causing ascochyta blight of chickpea…
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Update: Plant Health News (26 Sept 12)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including droughts affecting Citrus in Bolivia, discovery of a phosphorous-boosting gene in rice and improved tea cultivars in Malawi. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (19 Sept 12)

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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 Rice yellow mottle virus on rice in Burundi,¬†¬†a new host record of the root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne javanica) on strawberries in India and a¬†new strain of tomato…
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Update: Plant Health News (12 Sept 12)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including banana wilt affecting crops in Uganda, red spider mites infesting Colombian coffee plantations, and new varieties of rice resistant to Rice yellow mottle virus. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (05 Sept 12)

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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 record of the tomato leafminer Tuta absoluta in Sudan, a post harvest disease caused by¬†Pestalotiopsis mangiferae affecting the mango species¬†Mangifera indica ¬†in Saudi Arabia and sap beetles found…
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Update: Plant Health News (29 Aug 12)

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Here‚Äôs a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including lack of rain leading to crop losses in India and Guatemala,¬† discovery of how cyst nematodes attack plants, and increased effort to stop the spread of maize lethal necrosis in Kenya. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant…
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