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Cover for Cydalima perspectalis (box tree moth)

The box tree moth, Cydalima perspectalis, is native to East Asia (Inoue et al., 1982). It was first recorded in Europe in 2007, in...

Cover for Oscinella frit (frit fly)

In oats economic damage varies considerably from area to area and year to year, but O. frit can cause serious loss of young plants, requiring...

Cover for Spoladea recurvalis (Hawaiian beet webworm)

As the larvae of S. recurvalis skeletonize the leaves, leafy vegetables such as spinach and chard are severely damaged when the larval population...

Cover for Vigna radiata (mung bean)

An erect or semierect, sometimes twining, herbaceous annual, 25-130 cm tall. Branching starts from lower and intermediate nodes (rarely from...


Descurainia sophia, commonly known as flixweed, is an annual (rarely biennial) pioneer herb that colonises disturbed sites and is...

Cover for Deroceras laeve (meadow slug)

D. laeve is native to the Palaearctic and to at least the western half of the Nearctic. This species is frequently confused with...


C. asiatica is a low-growing perennial with a pan-tropical distribution. It can spread to form a dense ground cover, desirable in...

Cover for Guignardia bidwellii (black rot)

The most damaging aspect of black rot is its effect on fruit because it can completely destroy the crop. Infected berries are bad for wine...

Cover for Pectinophora gossypiella (pink bollworm)

P. gossypiella is a worldwide pest of cotton and in some regions of the world, it is the key cotton pest. Oerke et al. (1994; modified from...


Common bent, Agrostis capillaris, is a typical and often abundant species in grasslands on acidic or neutral soils. It is native and...

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