Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Outbreaks of D. superans sibiricus often cover vast areas and cause massive destruction of forests. According to Rozhkov (1965), between 1870 and...
H. fraxineus is an anamorphic fungal pathogen that causes ash dieback. Due to the severity of ash dieback H. pseudoalbidus has been on the EPPO Alert...
Podranea ricasoliana is a woody vine, native to south tropical Africa. It has been introduced as an ornamental plant in various tropical countries -...
The Alexandrine parakeet, P. eupatria, is a common large-sized (±60 cm) parrot species, with red shoulder patches. Its native range includes a large...
Pandanus dubius is a perennial tree or shrub native to Asia and Oceania where it is cultivated for its leaves, roots and seeds. It is used as an...
The disease is relatively little reported or studied in the countries where it occurs, which shows that it is in general only of moderate importance....
P. maydis, a perithecial ascomycete, causes a tar spot disease of maize that is usually a minor problem. More significant damage to leaves and yield...
P. kuehnii is easily spread by wind and wind-blown rain. The recent detection and severe incidence of the disease in central Queensland crops...
The erect, profusely tillering annual grass R. cochinchinensis grows up to a height of 4 m or more and is extremely competitive with annual crops,...
In general, D. destructor can become important as a pest of potatoes at temperatures of 15-20°C and at relative humidity above 90%. Healthy seed...

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