Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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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...
Species in Euwallacea and related genera are currently considered quarantine pests. Members of the tribe Xyleborini (which includes the genus...
The common myna (Acridotheres tristis), also called the Indian myna, is a highly commensal passerine that lives in close association with humans,...

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