Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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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...
The parasitic weed C. campestris is native to North America but has been introduced around the world and become a weed in many countries. It is by...
Difficulties of identification within the genus Meloidogyne (see Hartman and Sasser, 1985) and the frequent occurrence of mixed species populations...
The cobia (Rachycentron canadum) is a migratory predatory pelagic fish, in its own family in the order Perciformes, and is native to tropical and...
S. glanis is the largest-bodied European freshwater fish. Native to eastern Europe and western Asia it is now established in several countries to the...

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