Invasive species in New Zealand
New Zealand's short human history has resulted in a number of serious plant and animal pests. These pests threaten the economy due to the impact on agricultureand also threaten the country's biodiversity.
Invasive plants are classified as such on a regional basis with some plants declared as national plant pests.
This is a list of the more common and most invasive species. For a complete list refer to the official databases in the external links section.
Acacia" species (Mostly Australian)
Didymosphenia geminata, also called 'didymo' or 'rock snot'
Jasminum polyanthum" - Jasmine
*Old man's beard
Invasive species in Australia
Invasive species in the British Isles
New Zealand Department of Conservation
*List of introduced species
first= Carolyn M.
title= Immigrant Killers: Introduced Predators and the Conservation of Birds in New Zealand
publisher= Oxford University Press
first= R. B.
title= Biological Invasions in New Zealand
* [http://www.weedbusters.org.nz/ "Weedbusters"] for information on plant pests.
* [http://www.nzbiodiversity.com/index.html "New Zealand Biodiversity"] for information on adventive insects - especially flatworms, cockroaches, and millipedes.
* [http://www.biosecurity.govt.nz/ "Biosecurity New Zealand"] NZ Government Agency responsible for biosecurity.
* [http://www.doc.govt.nz/templates/summary.aspx?id=33329 New Zealand Department of Conservation] - animal pests.
* [http://www.doc.govt.nz/templates/summary.aspx?id=33500 New Zealand Department of Conservation] - plant pests.
* [http://www.mfe.govt.nz/publications/ser/ser1997/html/tables/table9.4.html New Zealand Ministry for the Environment] - list of species considered to be weeds on conservation land.
* [http://www.biosecurity.govt.nz/commercial-imports/unwanted-organisms-register New Zealand Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry] - searchable database on unwanted organisms.
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