Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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E. camaldulensis is a highly adaptable tree with ability to tolerate extreme conditions such as drought and soil salinity, coupled with prolific seed...
Pongamia pinnata is an evergreen or briefly deciduous, perennial, multipurpose, leguminous shrub or tree reaching 15-25 m in height. Its native range...
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix is a freshwater fish belonging to the order Cypriniformes and the family Cyprinidae (carp). It is native to China and the...
Paspalum lineare is a perennial, caespitose grass, 40-80 cm tall, native to tropical America. It is found in Mexico, Mesoamerica, the Caribbean...
Paspalum botterii is a perennial, caespitose grass native to Mexico, Mesoamerica, South America and the Caribbean Islands. It is a ruderal species in...
Heartwater (or cowdriosis) is a tickborne disease of sheep, goats, cattle and some wild ruminants caused by the rickettsia, Ehrlichia ruminantium...
Duck hepatitis (DH) is a complex disease syndrome caused by several viruses including duck hepatitis A virus (subtypes 1, 2 and 3, i.e. DHAV-1, -2...
Gallid herpesvirus 1, better known as infectious laryngotracheitis virus (ILTV), is a member of the genus Iltovirus, subfamily Alphaherpesvirinae of...
Poranopsis paniculata is an evergreen woody vine native to south of the Himalayas in Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet, Bangladesh and Myanmar....
Following the accidental introduction and initial discovery of H. halys in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA, this species has been detected in 41 states...

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