Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

PM 7/129 (2) DNA barcoding as an identification tool for a number of regulated pests.

Abstract

This Standard describes the use of DNA barcoding protocols in support of identification of a number of regulated pests and invasive plant species comparing DNA barcode regions with those deposited in publicly available sequence databases. It should be used in conjunction with PM 7/76 Use of EPPO diagnostic protocols.