Update: Plant Health News (4 Aug 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Researchers know their onions… NFU, 3 August¬†2011 Cotton ‘topping’ cuts bollworm infestations, study finds SciDev Net, 2 August 2011 Crop grazing shows promise as disease tool Grains Research and Development Corporation, 1¬†August 2011 EU sees the light on Epitrix NFU, 1 August¬†2011…
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (28 July 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. Wild host plants of four spider mite species (Acari: Tetranychidae) infesting fruit crops in Okinawa. Ohno, S.; Miyagi, A.; Gotoh, T.; Ganaha-Kikumura, T.; Shiromoto, K.; Kijima,…
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Update: Plant Health News (22 Jul 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: British wasps protect lettuce and celery from pests Plant Science,¬†20 July¬†2011 Modelling the root of crop disease Plant Science,¬†18 July¬†2011 USDA Restricts the Importation of Commercial and Noncommercial Quantities of Rice from Countries Where Khapra Beetle Is Known to Occur USDA-APHIS Newsroom,¬†14…
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (13 July 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 disease in mango caused by Trichothecium roseum. ShiLan, H.; ZengLiang, L.; XiaoMei, L.; YiXian, X.; JinJiPankaj, P.; Sirohi, A.; Jain, R. K.; Singh, K.¬†(2011)¬†Journal…
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Update: Plant Health News (6 Jul 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Sensor developed to detect crop disease FWi – Arable News, 5 July 2011 Sweetpotato foundation seed tested in commercial operations; Virus-tested seeds proven to increase yields ScienceDaily: Latest Science News, 1 July 2011 Putting Ug99 on the Map: An Update on Current…
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (29 June 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 Agathis fuscipennis in Europe as parasitoid of the tomato leafminer Tuta absoluta. Loni, A.; Rossi, E.; Achterberg, K. van (2011) Bulletin of Insectology…
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Update: Plant Health News (22 Jun 11)

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Here’s a taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: New locust threat in Madagascar FAO, 21 June 2011 US: Tiny fly causes big trouble for Oregon‚Äôs fruit farmers Fresh Plaza, 20¬†June 2011 ‘Super wheat’ resists devastating rust SciDev Net, 17 June 2011 Weeding out Africa’s witch plant New Agriculturist,¬†June 2011 U.S.…
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (15 June 11)

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We‚Äôve 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. Incidence of Meloidogyne graminicola on rice in Andaman Islands. Pankaj; Anil Sirohi; Jain, R. K.; Khajan Singh (2011) Annals of Plant Protection Sciences 19 (1), 259-260.…
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Update: Plant Health News (8 Jun 11)

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Here’s another taste of some of the latest news stories about plant health: Uruguayan scientists find apple decay pathogen fighter FreshFruitPortal.com, 7 June 2011 HortNZ hails govt biosecurity funding plan FreshFruitPortal.com, 6 June 2011 African Researchers and Farmers Begin Effort to Reduce Crop Loss from Striga Crop Biotech Update, 3 June 2011 Aflatoxin Infects 160…
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Update: New Pest & Disease Records (1 June 11)

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We‚Äôve 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. Fusarium tricinctum associated with head blight on wheat in Argentina. Casta√Īares, E.; Stenglein, S. A.; Dinolfo, M. I.; Moreno, M. V. (2011) Plant Disease 95 (4),…
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