PLANTWISE – Update: Plant Health News (16 Mar 16)

From the blog of Plantwise, with permission. Author: Claire Curry   Beans have been identified as being particularly vulnerable to climate change © CIAT (CC BY-NC-SA) Here’s a taste of some of the latest stories about plant health, including the success of the M9 banana variety in Uganda, a study into the timeline of climate…

New Pest & Disease Records from Plantwise

From the blog of Plantwise, with permission. Author: Claire Curry 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 record of stink bugs in rice farming in the Brazillian Maranhão, the first report of Aspergillus parvisclerotigenus rot…

New Pest & Disease Records from Plantwise

From the blog of Plantwise, with permission. Author: Claire Curry 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 record of stink bugs in rice farming in the Brazillian Maranhão, the first report of Aspergillus parvisclerotigenus rot…