Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Diplodia seriata is a cosmopolitan and plurivorous fungal species occurring on woody hosts belonging to many plant genera and families (Punithalingam...
Pectobacterium brasiliense is a bacterial pathogen primarily infecting potato and other vegetables and ornamentals. The earliest reports of the...
Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (ToLCNDV) is a bipartite, single-stranded DNA virus transmitted by the whitefly, Bemisia tabaci. The virus was...
Wasmannia auropunctata (the little fire ant) is responsible for reducing species diversity, reducing overall abundance of flying and tree-dwelling...
Marek’s disease virus (MDV), or Gallid herpesvirus 2 (GaHV-2), is a lymphotropic alphaherpesvirus which infects avian species. The virion has a...
Marek’s disease (MD), caused by Marek’s disease virus (MDV), is a multifaceted disease, which can be characterized based on neoplastic transformation...
Native to the north Atlantic and rivers that flow into it, S. salar has been introduced to many parts of the world for the purposes of aquaculture...
Bovine spongiform encephalopathies (BSEs) are a group of three distinct prion diseases affecting cattle. Prion diseases, also named transmissible...
Cotton leaf curl Gezira virus (CLCuGV) is endemic to the African Sahel region (Idris et al., 2000). It is an economically important cotton-infecting...
B. davidii is a multi-stemmed shrub or small-tree that is native to China and has been introduced as an ornamental world-wide, first to Europe...

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