Worldwide border interceptions provide a window into human-mediated global insect movement.

  title={Worldwide border interceptions provide a window into human-mediated global insect movement.},
  author={Rebecca M. Turner and Eckehard G. Brockerhoff and Cleo Bertelsmeier and Rachael E. Blake and Barney P. Caton and Alex James and Alan MacLeod and Helen F. Nahrung and Stephen Pawson and Michael J. Plank and Deepa S. Pureswaran and Hanno Seebens and Takehiko Yamanaka and Andrew M. Liebhold},
  journal={Ecological applications : a publication of the Ecological Society of America},
As part of national biosecurity programs, cargo imports, passenger baggage and international mail are inspected at ports of entry to verify compliance with phytosanitary regulations and to directly intercept potentially damaging non-native species to prevent their introduction. Detection of organisms during inspections may also provide crucial information about the species composition and relative arrival rates in invasion pathways that can inform the implementation of other biosecurity… 

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