Update: New Pest & Disease Records (22 Aug 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 novel maize-infecting mastrevirus from the French island R√©union, a new report of leaf blight on eucalyptus caused by Pestalotiopsis virgatula in Thailand and the first occurrence of Drosophila suzukii in…
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Update: Plant Health News (15 Aug 12)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including banana and cassava diseases becoming more prevalent in parts of DR Congo, pomegranate growers in India getting help with managing bacterial blight, and flooding in Costa Rica affecting crops. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (08 Aug 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 incidence of the grass moth¬†Classeya tenuistriga¬†as a maize seedling pest, the first report of¬†Blueberry red ringspot virus¬†affecting Korean highbush blueberries and three new species of¬†Aspergillus¬†section¬†Flavi¬†isolated¬†from almonds and maize in Portugal.
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Update: Plant Health News (01 Aug 12)

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Here‚Äôs a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the fight against black sigatoka in Dominica, discovery of fireblight in Estonia, and CIMMYT’s introduction of a variety of wheat tolerant to Ug99 in Bangladesh. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (26 July 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 identification of a new citrus disease in China, the first incidence of Banana bunchy top virus in Benin, and the first time that leaf spot disease has been caused by…
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Update: Plant Health News (18 July 12)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including new varieties of sorghum resistant to Striga, a new fungus attacking citrus in China, and a greater insight into how cyst nematodes attack soybeans. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (12 July 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 three new nematode species found in the rhizosphere of potatoes in China, the first record of the mushroom brown blotch¬†Pseudomonas tolaasii¬†in Serbia, and two species of ambrosia beetle found for…
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Update: Plant Health News (04 July 12)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including frosts affecting citrus in Argentina, Plum pox virus in Japan, and new disease resistant bean varieties in Rwanda. Click on the link to read more of the latest plant health news!
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (27 June 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 black coconut bunch weevil found damaging coconut palms for the first time in Brazil, the first report of the lesion nematode, Pratylenchus agilis, parasitising wheat, and the first incidence…
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Update: Plant Health News (21 Jun 12)

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Here‚Äôs a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including further spread of desert locusts in West Africa following the fall of Gaddafi, scientists decoding the genome of Xanthomonas bacteria, and the ban of a neonicotinoid insecticide in France, which has been linked to colony collapse disorder in honeybees. Click on the…
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