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V. marina is a salt tolerant, yellow flowered legume with a scrambling and vining habit. It typically grows on beaches and dunes...

Cover for Fallopia convolvulus (black bindweed)

F. convolvulus is a weedy species of gardens, cultivated fields, open habitats, orchards, non-crop areas, waste areas, and disturbed...


No effect of D. helianthi on wild Helianthus spp. in North America has been documented. Though the fungus could be said to have invaded Europe, its...

Cover for Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Oriental chestnut gall wasp)

By attacking the vegetative buds and forming a gall, D. kuriphilus disrupts twig growth and reduces fruiting. Commercial growers may expect yield...

Cover for Ferrisia virgata (striped mealybug)

Ferrisia virgata is a highly polyphagous mealybug. It reproduces quite rapidly in tropical conditions, but it tolerates subtropical...


This virus has been widely introduced into areas of the South Pacific and Indian Ocean where it was not endemic, in order to control the beetle...

Cover for rabbit haemorrhagic disease

Rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) is a highly contagious and acute fatal hepatitis of wild and domestic European rabbits (Oryctolagus...

Cover for Amatitlania nigrofasciata (convict cichlid)

A. nigrofasciata is a small, popular ornamental freshwater fish that is native to a number of countries in Central America. It...

Cover for Cleome viscosa (Asian spiderflower)

C. viscosa is a fast-growing herb of humid and warm habitats. It is commonly found growing as a weed in disturbed sites, gardens,...


C. indicum is a deciduous climbing plant native to Asia and possibly tropical Africa where it is abundant, but the species is widely...

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