Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, is a lepidopteran pest that feeds in large numbers on the leaves, stems and reproductive parts of more than...
Following its introduction into Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, T. absoluta has already caused extensive economic damage. The impact of...
Desmodium cajanifolium is a perennial shrub considered as invasive in Hawaii, USA, by Frohlich and Lau (2012), who reported it as a weedy species...
Heteropogon contortus is a perennial, short-lived, tufted grass native to Africa, temperate and tropical Asia, Australasia and southwestern Europe...
The small (diameter less than 13 mm), short-lived, four-plated, Australasian barnacle A. modestus was introduced to Britain in the 1940s, and from...
Rubus buergeri is an evergreen, broad-leaved shrub or vine endemic to eastern Asia which has been introduced by the international horticultural trade...
The causative agent of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (CCPP) is Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capripneumoniae (Mccp), which was previously known...
The invasive potential of SALB has been illustrated by the devastating impact that it has had on attempts to develop rubber production in the...
Since the 1970s Frankliniella occidentalis has successfully invaded many countries to become one of the most important agricultural pests of...
Mussels include bysally attached bivalves belonging to more than 20 genera (see Soot-Ryen, 1955). Commercially important genera include Perna,...

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