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Cover for Spodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm)

The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, is a lepidopteran pest that feeds in large numbers on the leaves, stems and reproductive parts of more than...

Cover for Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (Tomato brown rugose fruit virus)

Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV) was first recorded in the Jordan valley and Israel between the autumn of 2014 and spring 2015. The virus did...

Cover for Candidatus Liberibacter africanus (African greening)

Candidatus Liberibacter africanus is not considered as invasive as Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, however, the species and its vector appear on...

Cover for Maconellicoccus hirsutus (pink hibiscus mealybug)

Maconellicoccus hirsutus is highly invasive if introduced in the absence of its natural enemies, as demonstrated by its rapid spread through the...


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Cover for Verbena officinalis (vervain)

The following description is from Flora of Pakistan (2020):Erect perennial, 25-100 cm tall, somewhat woody at base, branched above; branches 4-angled...

Cover for Lindernia procumbens (common false pimpernel)

L. procumbens is described by Kostermans et al. (1987) as a weed of minor importance. It occurs as a weed in transplanted rice in India and in upland...

Cover for Nerium oleander (oleander)

The following description is from PIER (2018):Shrub to 5 m high or more with clear sap. Leaves simple, arranged in whorls of three, blade narrowly...

Cover for Xylophilus ampelinus (bacterial blight of grapevine)

The causative agent of bacterial blight of grapevine, X. ampelinus, is a slow-growing bacterium. It is thought that only European grapevines (Vitis...

Cover for Hibiscus cannabinus (kenaf)

The following description is from Verdcourt and Mwachala (2009):Annual herb up to 3 m tall. Stems aculeate with small sparse prickles usually...

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