Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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African horse sickness virus (AHSV) is a member of the family Reoviridae of the genus Orbivirus. There are 9 antigenically distinct serotypes of AHSV...
A disease almost unknown prior to 1944 (Romanko, 1957), Bipolaris victoriae is a potentially destructive disease of oats (it reduced the Iowa oat...
Phytophthora ramorum is considered an invasive species due to its ability to spread, persist, and reproduce in new environments. Its rapid...
Maranta arundinacea is a perennial plant, native to Mexico, Central and South America, that has been introduced and cultivated for its starch-rich...
African horse sickness (AHS) is a highly infectious, non-contagious, insect-transmitted disease affecting all species of Equidae. It is characterized...
Vitex rotundifolia, commonly known as beach vitex, is a low, woody, perennial shrub with branches that can run for many meters. It is native to Asia,...
Cissus quadrangularis is an aggressive fast-growing vine that has been cultivated primarily as a garden ornamental and medicinal plant. This species...
Flemingia lineata is a fast-growing shrub, native to South-East Asia, India, China, and Australia, that has been commercialized as an ornamental...
Peronosclerospora philippinensis, a causal pathogen of maize downy mildews, is one of the major maize diseases reported in some maize-growing...
Pectobacterium brasiliense is a bacterial pathogen primarily of potato and other vegetables and ornamentals. The earliest reports of the bacterium...

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