Update: New Pest & Disease Records (28 Oct 15)

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 incluBud midge damage on tomato (a-c), pepper (d) and Tahiti lime (e). Photo: Hernandez et al. CC BYde the isolation and molecular characterization of the fire blight pathogen, Erwinia amylovora, isolated from apple and pear orchards in Egypt, the characterisation and diagnosis of frangipani mosaic virus from India and the damage characteristics, potential distribution and new crop host of the bud midge Prodiplosis longifila in Colombia.
 

Bud midge damage on tomato(a-c), pepper(d)and Tahiti lime(e). Photo: Hernandez et al. CC BY

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