• New cold hardy bamboo varieties promotes the spread of alien insects
  • Garden centers are uncontrollable sources of alien insects
  • Globalization of trade in plants favors establishment of foreign insects
The first record of an oriental, alien aphid species belonging to the genus Takecallis, associated with the cold hardy bamboo Fargesia rufa T.P.Yi, collected in Słupsk, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland, is provided. The increase in worldwide trade of new frost-resistant ornamental bamboo varieties as a source of introducing alien species of insects in Europe and the role of garden centers as potential dispersal sites for these species is discussed.
Vahid Mahdavi
The authors have declared that no conflict of interests exist.
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