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Cover for Balanites aegyptiaca (simple-thorned torchwood)

B. aegyptiaca is a very important African species in the genus Balanites, containing nine species. It was once confused with B. roxburghii and...

Cover for Drosophila suzukii (spotted wing drosophila)

The fruit fly D. suzukii is a fruit crop pest and is a serious economic threat to soft summer fruit. A polyphagous pest, it infests...

Cover for Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (zebra chip)

Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (Lso) is a phloem-limited, Gram-negative, unculturable bacterium that is primarily spread by...

Cover for Pseudogymnoascus destructans (white-nose syndrome fungus)

Pseudogymnoascus destructans is a psychrophilic (cold-loving) fungus that causes white-nose syndrome (WNS), an emerging disease of...

Cover for white-nose syndrome (white-nose syndrome)

White-nose syndrome (WNS) is an emerging disease of North American bats that has caused unprecedented population declines. It is caused by...

Cover for Ceratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly)

C. capitata is a highly invasive species. It has a high dispersive ability, a very large host range and a tolerance of both natural...

Cover for Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus

Since the late 1970s, cucumbers and melons grown in 16,000 ha of polyethylene-covered glasshouses in south-east Spain have been seriously...

Cover for Eggplant mottled dwarf virus (tomato vein yellowing virus)

EMDV does not appear to greatly affect any of the ornamentals it infects. In contrast, the virus is very severe and highly damaging to vegetable...

Cover for Gonipterus scutellatus (eucalyptus snout beetle)

In its native region of Australia, the beetle is not economically important. It has become an important defoliator of the Eucalyptus trees in other...

Cover for Cameraria ohridella (horsechestnut leafminer)

Cameraria ohridella probably originates from remote natural stands of the European horse-chestnut, Aesculus hioppocastanum...

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