Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Reporting the results of monitoring nine high risk insect pests of south korea in 2020.

Abstract

Monitoring about nine high risk insect pests, Aceria diospyri, Bactrocera dorsalis, Bactrocera minax, Bactrocera tsuneonis, Cydia pomonella, Lobesia botrana, Proeulia sp., Solenopsis invicta and Stephanitis takeyai, were carried out in seven regions from April to October in 2020. A total of 12,045 traps/visual scouting were investigated in 222 points of 78 local sites of seven regions, resulting the nine species, A. diospyri, B. dorsalis, B. minax, B. tsuneonis, C. pomonella, L. botrana, Proeulia sp., S. invicta, and S. takeyai, were not detected. This study has been conducted from 2018 to 2020, and we established the nationwide monitoring system and secured a bridgehead for monitoring invasive insect pests passing the border including seven universities.