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Multiple Transatlantic Introductions of the Western Corn Rootworm
The invasion of Europe by the western corn rootworm, North America's most destructive corn pest, is ongoing and represents a serious threat to European agriculture. Because this pest was initiallyExpand
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A Suite of Models to Support the Quantitative Assessment of Spread in Pest Risk Analysis
Pest Risk Analyses (PRAs) are conducted worldwide to decide whether and how exotic plant pests should be regulated to prevent invasion. There is an increasing demand for science-based risk mapping inExpand
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Effects of the Training Dataset Characteristics on the Performance of Nine Species Distribution Models: Application to Diabrotica virgifera virgifera
Many distribution models developed to predict the presence/absence of invasive alien species need to be fitted to a training dataset before practical use. The training dataset is characterized by theExpand
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Estimating the global area of potential establishment for the western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgiferavirgifera) under rain‐fed and irrigated agriculture*
A CLIMEX model for Diabrotica virgiferavirgifera (western corn rootworm), was initially fitted to the known range of this pest in the USA and Mexico under rain-fed agricultural situations. When thisExpand
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Franklinothrips ; a pantropical Thysanoptera genus of ant-mimicking obligate predators (Aeolothripidae)
The Aeolothripidae genus Franklinothrips Back is redefined with a key provided to the 14 species recognised worldwide, of which F. brunneicornis from New Caledonia and F. strasseni from Nepal areExpand
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Thrips (Thysanoptera). Chapter 13.1
Th rips (Order Th ysanoptera) are found worldwide and include almost 6000 species. Several of them are notorious for causing extensive crop damage (by feeding on leaf tissue or by vectoring viralExpand
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Microcephalothrips abdominalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) discovered in Southern France.
Microcephalothrips abdominalis (Crawford) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), a species of neotropical origin, has been found for the first time in France (Alpes - Maritimes, Sophia - Antipolis) in 2008.Expand
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Rating and mapping the suitability of the climate for pest risk analysis
This paper describes the work undertaken by the EU 7th Framework project PRATIQUE (Enhancements of Pest Risk Analysis Techniques) to develop guidance for this component of PRA. Expand
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Thrips hawaiiensis (Morgan, 1913) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), an Asian pest thrips now established in Europe
An established population of Thrips hawaiiensis (Morgan) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), a species originating from Asia and the Pacific, is reported for the first time in the Western Palaeartic zone (inExpand
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