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Preliminary investigation and analysis of alien pests at Panjin port.


Objective: The paper was to understand the current station of alien species Panjin port, and provide the reference basis for the development, construction and management of Panjin port. Method: The species, life forms and habitats, placed of origin and invasion mode of alien pests a Panjin port were studied by the way of route survey, combined with literatures and molecular biology method. Result: A total of 137 species of weeds and insects were preliminarily identified a Panjin port, free were 84 species of weeds belonging to 25 families, 39 of which were alien species and 3 were quarantine, weeds. There are 56 species of insects belonging to 30 families, all of which were native to China. (i) There were 29 species of Composite weeds, accounting for 35.8% of the total. (ii) Weeds were mainly annual and biennial. (iii) There were 24 species of weeds native to America, amounting for 61.5% of the total; followed by for native to Europe, with a total of 12 species, accounting far 30.8%. (iv) Weeds had poor growth, so there too no invasion. and they can be eradicated once discovered. Conclusion: In the newly opened grain berths a Panjin port, it is suggested that all departments strict check the pass, strengthen supervision and monitoring, scientifically introduce seeds, strengthen public education, rare public awareness, and improve the control system of alien pests.