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 RĂĽhm, 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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Update: Plant Health News (29 Sept 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Mexico: fruit flies damaging orange crops in Veracruz Fresh Fruit Portal, 29 September 2011 Ghana: Engaging cocoa growers through text messaging from AgInfo News World Education, 26 September 2011 Tanzania: Regional Crisis as Sugarcane Production Falls AllAfrica News: Food, Agriculture and Rural…
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (22 Sept 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. Identification of some viruses causing mosaic on lettuce and characterization of Lettuce mosaic virus from Tehran province in Iran. Soleimani, P.; Mosahebi, G.; Habibi, M. K.…
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Update: Plant Health News (31 Aug 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Herbicide choice for high blackgrass dormancy Farmers Weekly, 30 August 2011 NZ: pest costs potato industry US$101M FreshFruitPortal.com, 30 August 2011 Banana threatened by old, new pathogens African Agriculture, 29 August 2011 Yellow leaf spot resource Australian Government Grains Research & Development Corporation, 29 August 2011…
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (24 Aug 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 record of black vine thrips, Retithrips syriacus Mayet, in Tunisia. Elimem, M.; Navarro-Campos, C.; Chermiti, B. (2011) Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 41 (2), 174-177. Ditylenchus gigas…
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (10 Aug 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. A new species and new record of Eriophyoidea (Acari: Prostigmata) from Cuba. Torre Santana, P. E. de la (2011) Systematic and Applied Acarology 16 (2), 176-180.…
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