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Marteilia refringens is a paramyxean parasite infecting the digestive system of several bivalve species, including European flat...

Cover for Viguiera dentata (sunflower goldeneye)

V. dentata is an erect herb listed as an invasive species only in Cuba (Oviedo Prieto et al., 2012). On this island, the species...

Cover for Turnera ulmifolia (West Indian holly)

T. ulmifolia is a small herb or sub-shrub with a wide geographic distribution. This species has been frequently introduced to be...


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


Acute hepatopancreatic necrosis disease (AHPND), initially referred to as early mortality syndrome (EMS), is a shrimp disease caused by some...

Cover for Penaeus monodon (giant tiger prawn)

The giant tiger, the black tiger or the jumbo shrimp, P. monodon is the largest penaeid shrimp in the world reaching 336 mm in body...

Cover for Mononychellus tanajoa (cassava green mite)

The cassava green mite, M. tanajoa, is of Neotropical origin but was accidentally introduced to Africa in 1971 (Nyiira, 1972). By...


Bromus secalinus is a serious grassy weed infesting winter rye (Secale cereale), winter wheat (Triticum aestivum)...


Sporobolus africanus is an invasive tussock grass native to sub-Saharan Africa. It is a grass of low palatability and regarded in...


P. glomerata is an erect herb up to 0.5 m tall with pink, purple or white flowers. It occurs in mesic to wet lowland forest, natural...

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