Researchers in China have utilized a two-pronged approach to reduce the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) population by 94 percent in two islands in the city of Guangzhou.
The Fall Armyworm, first detected in 2019 in China, has spread across 15 Chinese provinces and currently impacts 90,000 hectares of grain production.
China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), launched five years ago, includes more than 120 countries, linked by six proposed land-based Economic Corridors between core cities and key ports along traditional international transport routes.
First found in New Jersey, longhorned ticks have subsequently been spotted in New York, Virginia, West Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania.
Authorities have launched a netting survey to locate the perch and are developing an eradication plan.
Ballast water can transport invasive non-native species, harmful pathogens, and antibacterial resistance.
Researchers have provided the first global analysis of established alien species.
The Royal Botanic Gardens report found that the spread of damaging pests and pathogens could cost global agriculture $540 billion a year.
Sixteen African countries have agreed upon plans of action to boost their capacity to manage emerging crop pests and livestock diseases.