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Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ): Emergency and Domestic Programs     View
Background and updates about pest responses and emergencies in regions of the U.S. Some of the topics covered include fruit flies, Asian longhorned beetles, karnal bunt (a fungal disease of wheat and triticale), citrus greening (Huanglongbing or yell ...

National Gypsy Moth Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement     View
Compilation of documents pertaining to USDA Forest Service and Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service analysis of "a range of strategies for controlling gypsy moth damage to forests and trees in the United States," which will be present ...

International Database on Insect Disinfestation and Sterilization (IDIDAS)     View
This site "provides information on the doses of radiation used in the control of pest insects and mites of agricultural, commercial or quarantine significance." Searchable, or browse by name of pest. Also includes a glossary, slideshows, an ...

Revival of "Elm Street, U.S.A." Begins One Tree at a Time     View
This 2005 article describes how Dutch elm disease killed thousands of elm trees during the mid-20th century and how "six disease-resistant elm saplings were ... [planted at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill]. The trees ... arrived ... : Least-Toxic Solutions to Common Bug Problems     View
Check this site for free information on the least toxic ways to manage common bug problems in the home, garden, business and everyday life. Visit the Frequently Asked Question site and use the forums to ask questions about bugs and gardening. The au ...

Common Names of Plant Diseases     View
This site features a searchable and browsable database of plant diseases. Entries include lists of relevant bacterial, fungal, virus, and miscellaneous diseases, as well as parasitic nematodes. From the American Phytopathological Society, "a non ...

Cotton Insects     View
Images and brief information about boll weevils, bollworms, cotton aphids, loopers, thrips, and spider mites. Shows damage to cotton plants. From the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service.

Insect Pheromones: Mastering Communication to Control Pests     View
This publication explores research to develop pest control methods based on pheromones, chemicals "secreted by an animal, often an insect, that influence the behavior or development of other members of the same species." Includes images, a ...

Getting Groundhogs Out of Gardens     View
This fact sheet suggests humane ways to keep groundhogs (also known as woodchucks or whistle-pigs) out of the garden and from burrows under a porch or building. It notes that "[t]rapping and relocating groundhogs may ... lead to starving young l ...

The Plant Pathology Internet Guidebook     View
A searchable, annotated, "subject oriented internet resource guide for plant pathology, applied entomology, and all related fields." Topics include: bacteriology, entomology, mycology, nematology, virology, weeds, and parasitic plants. Ther ...



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