Update: Plant Health News (7 Dec 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Whitefly, tomato growers find truce in new Texas variety  EurekAlert!, 5 December 2011 Weather blamed for rise in violet root rot FWi – Arable News, 2 December 2011 Parasitoids Larvae in Caterpillars Affect Behaviour of Moths CropBiotech Update, 2 December 2011 Scientists Evaluate Effects of Bt…
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (30 Nov 11)

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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. Click on the links to view the abstracts. Molecular characterization of a new strain of sugarcane streak mosaic virus (SCSMV). Li WenFeng; He Zhen; Li ShiFang; Huang YingKun; Zhang ZhiXiang; Jiang DongMei; Wang XiaoYan;…
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Update: Plant Health News (22 Nov 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Black Sigatoka fungus hits Dominican Republic’s bananas Fresh Fruit Portal, 21 November 2011 Cassava Virus Spreading in East Africa CropBiotech Update, 18 November 2011 A Rapid PCR-Based Detection Method of Black Leaf Streak Disease in Indonesian Banana Crops CropBiotech Update, 18 November 2011 Scientists Develop New Product to Boost Kiwifruit…
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (16 Nov 11)

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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. Click on the links to view the abstracts. Species of Frankliniella (Thysanoptera, Thripidae): new records on mango orchards (Mangifera indica) in Brazil. Oliveira, M. D. de; Barbosa, F. R.; Almeida-Cortez, J.; Silveira, L. C.…
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Update: Plant Health News (09 Nov 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Chile starts kiwifruit inspections for Psa-V disease Fresh Fruit Portal, 8 November 2011 Crop parasite may spread with global warming Business Weekly, 7 November 2011 Preventing Epitrix potato flea beetles FWi – Arable News, 7 November 2011 How parasites modify plants to…
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (2 Nov 11)

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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. Click on the links to view the abstracts. Description of Bursaphelenchus kiyoharai n. sp. (Tylenchina: Aphelenchoididae) with remarks on the taxonomic framework of the Parasitaphelenchinae Rühm, 1956 and Aphelenchoidinae Fuchs, 1937. Kanzaki, N.; Maehara,…
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Update: Plant Health News (27 Oct 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Finland: Colorado beetles could spend winter in fields Fresh Plaza, 25 October 2011 Kenya restricts banana seedling movements to contain disease FreshFruitPortal.com, 24 October 2011 Building capacity to overcome wheat rusts CIMMYT’s blog, 25 October 2011 Breakthrough for flood-tolerant crops Farmers Weekly, 21…
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (19 Oct 11)

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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. Click on the links to view the abstracts. First report of blue mold caused by Penicillium oxalicum in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) in Mexico. Picos-Munoz, P. A.; Garcia-Estrada, R. S.; Carrillo-Fasio, J. A.; Leon-Felix, J.;…
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Update: Plant Health News (12 Oct 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Smarter toxins help crops fight resistant pests EurekAlert! – Agriculture, 9 October 2011 Herbicide-resistant superweeds overpowering crops CBC.ca – Technology & Science, 7 October 2011 Research urged to combat Philippine banana disease SciDev.Net, 7 October 2011 US (FL): Citrus growers fight greening…
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (6 Oct 11)

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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. Click on the links to view the abstracts. Tuta absoluta Meyrick (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae), a new pest in Montenegro. Hrncic, S.; Radonjic, S.; Vänninen, I. (2011) IOBC/WPRS Bulletin 68, 71-74 First report of Phytophthora foliar…
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