Invasive Species Compendium

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A. rivularis is considered as a pest in fish farms in central Asia and the plateau areas in China where it competes with juveniles of commercial...
Lobesia botrana should be regarded as a potentially serious pest on a worldwide scale for all the vine-growing areas that are presently unaffected.L....
A. lycopersici may cause serious reductions in yield in tomato crops, especially when young plants are exposed to attack. Losses of up to 65% have...
Phragmites australis, the common reed, is an aggressive, vigorous species which, in suitable habitats, will out-compete virtually all other species...
H. brevipes is an annual plant of cultivated land and wastelands, including forest edges, wet ground and rice crops, and is favoured by continuous...
S. luridus is a demersal herbivorous fish native throughout the eastern African coast, the coasts of Reunion Island, the Arabian Gulf and the Red...
P. biglobosa is an important tree in tropical and subtropical Africa, particularly valued for its seeds, which have many uses. It is a common tree in...
M. pudica is an annual or biannual sub-woody plant native to South America. It was introduced outside of its native range as an ornamental species,...
Symphyotrichum novi-belgii is a North American species which has become naturalized in parts of Europe, thriving in ruderal and waste areas, and...
I. xanthiifolia is a summer to autumn flowering annual herb native to North America. It produces allergenic pollen, which can induce allergenic...

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