Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Triumfetta rhomboidea is an environmental and agricultural weed widely distributed in the tropics and subtropics worldwide. It is a competitive shrub...
Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (ToLCNDV) is a bipartite, single-stranded DNA virus transmitted by the whitefly, Bemisia tabaci. The virus was...
Acroceras zizanioides is a perennial grass, scrambling from prostrate base to over 1 m high. A vigorous, widespread species, it flourishes in...
Diaporthe eres was first reported on twigs of Ulmus sp. in Germany and is a plant pathogen, endophyte or saprobe. This species causes plant disease...
IntroductionP. coffeae is a major pest of bananas, plantains and abaca, yams, coffee, ginger, citrus and other crops.BananasP. coffeae is of...
Aster  yellows (AY) group phytoplasmas affect plants by causing a general reduction in quantity and quality of yield. The most severely affected...
Magallana gigas is an oyster species that originates from north-eastern Asia, but has been widely introduced elsewhere for aquaculture. Although...
Coptotermes gestroi is a very damaging termite, native to Southeast Asia, which has been introduced to China, the Americas, Italy and some Pacific...
Tuta absoluta is a major destructive pest of tomato worldwide. There is increasing concern about the rapid geographical expansion of the pest in...
Euwallacea fornicatus should be considered a high-risk quarantine pest because it can be introduced with current trade practices, and because of the...

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