Invasive Species Compendium

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C. gibelio has potential to cause economic and environmental damage by causing quantitative changes in community structure in becoming the dominant...
The goat (Capra hircus) was domesticated 10,000 years ago in the highlands of western Iran. These herbivores have a highly varied diet and are able...
H. axyridis, a species of Asian origin, has been used as a biological control agent against aphids worldwide. The first releases were made in North...
Rocio octofasciata is a popular ornamental freshwater fish, native to north and central America, that has been introduced to aquatic habitats of at...
Rice A. besseyi is widely distributed because of its dissemination in seed, but its importance varies between regions, countries and localities....
Bacterial canker of kiwifruit, caused by Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae (Psa), is a serious threat to kiwifruit production worldwide. At least...
Following its introduction into Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, T. absoluta has already caused extensive economic damage. The impact of...
Erect, annual, more or less densely hairy herb, 20-100 cm tall; upper part of taproot and hypocotyl swollen, tuberous, globular, cylindrical or...
Feral cattle (Bos taurus) are escaped or released domestic animals. Unless well contained by adequate fences, they form feral herds and wander into...
Herpestes auropunctatus (small Indian mongoose) is a small, slim-bodied predator native to areas from Iran through India to Myanmar (Burma). It was...

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Publisher - Voice of America 10:55 PM - 22 October, 2018 (Search term - invasive species)
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