Vulnerability of sweet cherry cultivars to continuous periods of spring frosts in Plovdiv, Bulgaria

S. Malchev, S. Savchovska* Fruit Growing Institute – Plovdiv, 12 Ostromila Str., 4004 Plovdiv, Bulgaria (Manuscript received 31 August 2020; accepted for publication 16 October 2020) Abstract. The periods with continuous freezing air temperatures reported during the spring of 2020 (13
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Tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta (Povolny) (Lepidoptera: gelechiidae) – first record in Bulgaria

The tomato leaf miner Tuta absoluta (Povolny) is the most damaging pest of tomatoes in South America. In 2006 the pest was introduced by accident in Spain and since then it has invaded many countries in South Europe and the Mediterranean region. In 2009 there were official reports for
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