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T. indica is the fungal pathogen causing Karnal bunt of wheat seeds. Its distribution is mainly limited to northwest India and adjoining...
Pterocarpus indicus is a large tree, native to tropical and temperate Asia and to parts of the Pacific region. It has been widely introduced due to...
Osteopilus septentrionalis is a large, tropical treefrog that can be found on the ground or in trees. It is a voracious feeder and although it...
IntroductionS. oryzae is universally regarded as one of the most destructive primary pests of stored cereals such as barley, maize, rice and wheat....
Pterocarpus macrocarpus is a large tree native to South East Asia, often cultivated as an ornamental, a shade tree and for its timber. It has escaped...
R. pseudoacacia is adaptable to environmental extremes such as drought, air pollutants and high light intensities (Hanover and Mebrahtu, 1991). It...
Binggeli (1999) classifies A. julibrissin as moderately invasive. The ability of this species to grow very rapidly (sprouts can grow over 1 m in a...
This insect has not yet appeared outside its geographic range, therefore it can only be considered as potentially invasive.
F. effusum is a fungal pathogen that causes pecan scab, which can result in severe economic losses on susceptible cultivars and resulting harm to the...
Vespa velutina (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) is a hornet of Asian origin which is a generalist predator of medium- to large-sized insects, and scavenger of...

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