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introduced species

one that does not naturally occur in the area and has been brought in accidentally or intentionally by man, for example, rabbits in Australia (introduced originally to the British Isles from Spain).
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Ballast Water Discharge Guidelines have been introduced to try to alleviate the incidence of exotic pest incursions.
Following the norms for the notification of the occurrence of exotic pest in the country, immediately after the confirmation of L.
This supply is at risk from insects, disease and fire, and these risks are exacerbated by recent droughts and the arrival in Arkansas of exotic pest species such as the emerald ash borer.
New county and state records for Tennessee of an exotic pest, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), with potential economic and ecological implications.
Capable of locating its prey with great accuracy, it has been deployed against the great spruce bark beetle, an exotic pest from mainland Europe.
Resultantly, we lose economically and ecologically, and are prone to spread of exotic pest and diseases.
A stable IPM system can also be upset by the introduction of an exotic pest.
In this study, we report on activity of exotic pest invasions, agriculturally economic pests, nuisance and health-related pests and other urban structural and landscape arthropods.
Portions of Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, and Ontario have been infested by the emerald ash borer (EAB), an exotic pest believed to have been imported from Asia.
This exotic pest entered the United States from Japan in the 1920's and was first reported in Oregon on western hemlock, Tsuga heterophylla (Raf.
Enthusiast and local talent Samuels covers endangered plants, exotic pest plants, noxious weeds, protected flowers, and native flowers, shrubs and trees.