Invasive Species Compendium

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Lombardy Region experience to support the prediction and detection strategies.

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Since 2000, Lombardy Region is involved in fighting Anoplophora chinensis, an alien insect introduced form Asia, very dangerous for trees and for green heritage in general. This study shows the results and considerations came out from a long experience of monitoring and fighting carried out by Lombardy Phytosanitary Service in order to contain this quarantine pest.