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Cover for Tuta absoluta (tomato leafminer)

Following its introduction into Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, T. absoluta has already caused extensive economic damage. The impact of...

Cover for Bactrocera dorsalis (Oriental fruit fly)

Bactrocera dorsalis is a highly invasive species. Native to Asia, Oriental fruit fly is now found in at least 65 countries, including parts of...

Cover for Eichhornia crassipes (water hyacinth)

E. crassipes, a native of South America, is a major freshwater weed in most of the frost-free regions of the world and is generally regarded as the...

Cover for Lantana camara (lantana)

L. camara is a highly variable ornamental shrub, native of the neotropics. It has been introduced to most of the tropics and subtropics as a hedge...

Cover for Mikania micrantha (bitter vine)

M. micrantha is a fast growing vine, native to Central and South America. It was intentionally introduced into a number of countries and has since...

Cover for Mimosa diplotricha (giant sensitive plant)

M.diplotricha (syn. M. invisa) is a small, often scrambling, neotropical shrub that has invaded many countries in the old tropics and many oceanic...

Cover for Mimosa pigra (catclaw mimosa)

M. pigra is a small prickly shrub that infests wetlands and is also an agricultural weed in rice fields in many parts of the old world tropics. In...

Cover for Opuntia stricta (erect prickly pear)

O. stricta, native from Ecuador to the USA, was introduced as an ornamental and has spread widely, mainly in southern Africa and Australia, but also...

Cover for Prosopis pallida (mesquite)

While principally a weed of arid and semi-arid natural grasslands, P. pallida is generally more erect, less thorny and less invasive than other...

Cover for Parthenium hysterophorus (parthenium weed)

P. hysterophorus is an annual herb that aggressively colonises disturbed sites. Native to southern United States, Mexico and Central and South...

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