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The causative organism of Brucellosis was first described by Bruce, 1887, and was recovered from the spleens of soldiers serving on the...


The survival of Brucella under environmental conditions is a relatively important factor in the transmission of disease. The...

Cover for Aedes albopictus (Asian tiger mosquito)

The Asian tiger mosquito is spread via the international tyre trade (due to the rainwater retained in the tyres when stored...

Cover for Macaranga tanarius (parasol leaf tree)

Native to Malaysia, Macaranga tanarius is a medium-sized tree that is cultivated in tropical regions throughout the world...


Phleum pratense is a tufted or single-stemmed, short-lived, cool-season perennial grass that grows in stools or clumps, reaching up...


Cyperus papyrus is a fast-growing perennial sedge native to central Africa and the Nile Valley, and has been introduced, often...

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 Sternochetus mangiferae (mango seed weevil)

S. mangiferae is a monophagous pest on mangoes. It is one of the most important mango pests and widespread in most mango-growing...


Infection by ICRSV reduced the number and weight of fruits of Kinnow mandarin (Citrus nobilis x Citrus deliciosa) plants by 45 and 55%,...

Cover for Cryphonectria parasitica (blight of chestnut)

The American chestnut was the most important tree species in the former oak-chestnut forest and a dominant species in the mixed mesophytic forest...

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