Invasive Species Compendium

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African swine fever virus (ASFV) is a large enveloped virus containing a double stranded (ds) DNA of approximately 190 kilobase pairs. ASFV shares...
The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, is a lepidopteran pest that feeds in large numbers on the leaves, stems and reproductive parts of more than...
The broad mite P. latus is spread worldwide. In the tropics and subtropics it reproduces the whole year round and has a wide host range. In...
R. invadens spread very rapidly throughout West Africa after being originally reported from Benin/Ghana. A wide range of indigenous natural enemies...
African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious disease of pigs, first described in Kenya by Montgomery (1921). It is caused by a large DNA virus...
In the past, gumming was a major disease of sugarcane in Australia, Mauritius and Reunion. Severe epidemics occurred in Australia where reductions...
T. peregrinus is a serious sap-sucking insect pest infesting non-native Eucalyptus plantations in Southern Africa, South America and Europe. Severe...
There is some evidence that C. plebejana has been colonizing more northern areas in recent years, following long periods of naturalisation after...
Infestations of red palm weevil have a tremendous impact, not only on the economic produce of the palm (dates) but also on society. In the Gulf...
Following the accidental introduction and initial discovery of H. halys in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA, this species has been detected in 41 states...

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