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Biological invasion is a major component of global environmental change and it has negative impacts on native biodiversity, ecosystem services, infrastructures, agriculture production, and human and animal health. Direct and indirect economic costs of biological invasions amount to several hundred...

Author(s)
Shrestha, B. B.; Joshi, S.; Bisht, N.; Yi, S.; Kotru, R.; Chaudhary, R. P.; Wu, N.
Publisher
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu, Nepal
Citation
ICIMOD Working Paper , 2018, No.2018/2, pp 49 pp.
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The golden apple snail (GAS) was introduced in the Philippines in 1980s as food for human and farm animals and later turned into a destructive invasive species especially in rice fields. The feasibility of the golden apple snail as an alternative protein source has been tested for tilapia, shrimp...

Author(s)
Visca, M. D., Jr.; Palla, S. Q.
Publisher
Bioflux, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
AACL Bioflux, 2018, 11, 2, pp 533-542
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The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of water temperature, dissolved oxygen (DO), and total suspended solids (TSS) in water on an indigenous fish species, Barbonymus schwanenfeldii (Bleeker, 1854), and an exotic fish species, Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus, 1758) in...

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Lee Nyanti; Soo ChenLin; Nona-Nabilah Ahmad-Tarmizi; Nik-Nurul-Kamila Abu-Rashid; Ling TeckYee; Sim SiongFong; Jongkar Grinang; Tonny Ganyai; Lee SuanPing [Lee, S. P. K. ]
Publisher
Bioflux, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
AACL Bioflux, 2018, 11, 2, pp 394-406
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The most suitable sturgeon species for culture in artificial systems are freshwater and non-migratory species: sterlet - Acipenser ruthenus - and Siberian sturgeon - Acipenser baerii, recently introduced in Romania. The experiment aimed at establishing the age and salinity thresholds to be taken...

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Nita, V. N.; Nenciu, M. I.; St. Raykov, V.; Nicolae, C. G.
Publisher
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
AgroLife Scientific Journal, 2018, 7, 1, pp 97-104
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Aim: Alien species may interfere with the normal reproduction of the closely related native species through mating competition. Although the European bumblebee, Bombus terrestris, is the most widely used pollinator in the world, it has caused biological invasion in many countries. This study aims...

Author(s)
Yuan XiaoLong; Naeem, M.; Zhang Hong; Liang Cheng; Huang JiaXing; An JianDong
Publisher
Editorial Office of Acta Entomologica Sinica, Beijing, China
Citation
Acta Entomologica Sinica, 2018, 61, 3, pp 348-359
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The occurrence of the Asiatic string cottony scale Takahashia japonica Cockerell (Hemiptera, Coccomorpha, Coccidae) in Europe is reported. The string cottony scale was collected on branches of different trees (Acer pseudoplatanus L., Albizia julibrissin Durrazz, Carpinus betulus L., Celtis...

Author(s)
Limonta, L.; Pellizzari, G.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Sciences, Bologna, Italy
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Bulletin of Insectology, 2018, 71, 1, pp 159-160
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Megachile disjunctiformis Cockerell 1911 (Hymenoptera Megachilidae) is recorded for the first time in Europe. After previous observations in 2011 and 2016 near Bologna, Italy, three specimens (one female and two males) were captured in three different locations of the Bologna area in 2017 and...

Author(s)
Bortolotti, L.; Luthi, F.; Flaminio, S.; Bogo, G.; Sgolastra, F.
Publisher
Department of Agricultural Sciences, Bologna, Italy
Citation
Bulletin of Insectology, 2018, 71, 1, pp 143-149
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Cyprinid herpesvirus 3 (CyHV-3), also known as koi herpesvirus, is the causative agent of the highly contagious koi herpesvirus disease, which is restricted to koi and common carp and causes significant losses in both fish stock. Some experimental investigations have shown that other cyprinid or...

Author(s)
Pospichal, A.; Pokorova, D.; Vesely, T.; Piackova, V.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2018, 63, 5, pp 229-239
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Fish and other fishery products are subjected to the official sanitary-veterinary controls as required by Regulation (EC) No 854/2004. The aim of the study was to analyse the results of sanitary-veterinary examinations of fish in Poland in 2010-2016 conducted by the Veterinary Inspection. The...

Author(s)
Pyz-Łukasik, R.; Szkucik, K.; Paszkiewicz, W.; Drozd, Ł.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2018, 74, 5, pp 301-303
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Acerophagus papayae is a koinobiont endoparasitoid of the invasive papaya mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus and has been introduced as a classical bio-control agent of the mealybug in many countries. Considering the importance, parasitism efficiency of A. papayae against various life stages of P....

Author(s)
Mastoi, M. I.; Adam, N. A.; Muhamad, R.; Ghani, I. A.; Gilal, A. A.; Javed Khan; Bhatti, A. R.; Ahmed Zia; Sahito, J. G. M.
Publisher
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2018, 55, 2, pp 375-379

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