Biopesticides and Biocontrols

Update: New Pest & Disease Records (11 October 2022)

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13 October 2022, South India: We’ve selected a few of the latest new geographic, host and species records for plant pests and diseases from CAB Abstracts. Records this month include the first report of Corynespora cassiicola causing target spot on cotton in South India and the first report of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma fragariae’ infecting hazelnut in Italy.

Taxonomy and phylogeny of a new species of Pseudocercospora on Solanum nigrum from India. Archana Singh; Sanjay Yadav; Raghvendra Singh; Dubey, N. K. (2022) Turkish Journal of Botany 46 (5) 507-516.

Puccinia caricis-smilacis, a new caricicolous rust fungus producing spermogonial and aecial stages on Smilax china in Japan. Kasuya, T.; Hosaka, K.; Kakishima, M. (2022) Mycoscience 63 (5) 235-241.

Pyrenopeziza orientalipetiolaris sp. nov. in Japan and morphological and genetic comparison with its relevant species P. petiolaris in Europe. Itagaki, H.; Hosoya, T. (2022) Mycoscience 63 (5) 181-188.

Molecular and biological characterization of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia’ strains infecting commercial citrus species in Iran. Salehi, M.; Faghihi, M. M.; Salehi, E.; Ebadi, N.; Bertaccini, A. (2022) Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection 55 (16) 1879-1898.

Lifestyle, mating type and mitochondrial genome features of the plant pathogen Calonectria hawksworthii (Hypocreales, Nectriaceae) as revealed by genome analyses. Salgado-Salazar, C.; Romberg, M. K.; Blomquist, C.; Nunziata, S.; Cai WeiLi; Rivera, Y. (2022) Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 44 (5) 723-736.

Powdery mildew on Coccinia grandis caused by Golovinomyces tabaci in India. Wagh, S. H.; Kanade, M. B.; Thite, S. V.; Braun, U.; Correia, K. C.; Mora-Romero, G. A.; Tovar-Pedraza, J. M. (2022) Australasian Plant Disease Notes 17 (33) (22 September 2022).

First report of the predator mite Phytoseiulus persimilis (Acari: Phytoseiidae) in natural environment of Iran. Askeri, M.; Hajizadeh, J.; Hosseini, R. (2022) Plant Pest Research 12 (2) fa83-fa87.

First report of Corynespora cassiicola causing target spot on cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) in South India. Bandi, M. V. S. P.; Bhattiprolu, S. L.; Kumari, V. P.; Kumar, V. M.; Divyamani, V.; Patibanda, A. K.; Jayalalitha, K.; Kumar, D. V. S. R. (2022) Plant Disease 106 (8) 2255-2255.
Blue mold rot caused by Penicillium expansum on Polygonatum odoratum var. pluriflorum. Kim, D. H.; Park, J. Y.; Choi, H. W.; Choi, H. R.; Lee, S. H.; Hong, S. B. (2022) Plant Disease 106 (8) 2254-2254.

First report of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma fragariae’ infecting hazelnut in Italy. Gentili, A.; Donati, L.; Bertin, S.; Manglli, A.; Ferretti, L. (2022) Plant Disease 106 (8) 2254-2254.

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