CABI's dedicated invasive species resources and knowledge tools

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Knowledge Tools

CABI's range of invasive species resources have been developed for a variety of users such as environmental managers, researchers, farmers, plant protection officers, and more.

Invasive Species Compendium

CABI's open access Invasive Species Compendium is the only up-to-date encyclopaedic resource that brings together a wide range of science-based information. Find detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Fall armyworm on a maize leaf
An ant on plant

Horizon Scanning Tool

A free tool using CABI data for generating a list of species that are absent from your selected ‘area at risk’ but present in countries with similar climates, neighbouring or selected trading countries, or countries with which there are major transport links.

Pest Risk Analysis Tool

Pest risk analysis is an evolving and dynamic field. In the past 20 years, countries all over the world have adopted pest risk analysis as a means to inform regulatory decisions for plant protection.

A Colorado beetle on a leaf

Fall armyworm Research Collaboration Portal

The free-to-access platform provides a comprehensive and accessible common platform for fall armyworm researchers to share their findings and collaborate with other researchers.


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Plantwise is a global programme led by CABI which aims to increase food security and improve rural livelihoods by reducing crop losses. Through a network of plant clinics, Plantwise helps smallholder farmers lose less of what they grow to pests and diseases.