Invasive Species Compendium

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EMDV does not appear to greatly affect any of the ornamentals it infects. In contrast, the virus is very severe and highly damaging to vegetable...
T. leucotreta has long been known as a pest in tropical Africa but it has failed to invade other areas as yet.
E. musculana is the most important pest of walnuts in the countries of its present distribution. It is first of all an important pest of walnut...
The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, is a lepidopteran pest that feeds in large numbers on the leaves and stems of more than 80 plant species,...
Botanical descriptions are combined from a number of sources, including Mahoney (1990) and Vogt (1996). S. molle is a tree up to 15 m tall, often...
Pear blister canker disease, first reported in France in the 1960’s, is caused by pear blister canker viroid (PBCVd). Diseases can occur in several...
Bacterial canker of kiwifruit, caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae (Psa), is a serious threat to kiwifruit production worldwide. At least...
P. guajava is a fast growing tropical and subtropical species adapted to a wide range of environmental conditions. It is tolerant of shade, a...
Phytophthora austrocedri is a soil and water-borne oomycete pathogen of woody species residing within the Cupressaceae. Its centre of origin is...
The cobia (Rachycentron canadum) is a migratory predatory pelagic fish, in its own family in the order Perciformes, and is native to tropical and...

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