• Potato psyllid egg (Russelliana solanicola), Kevin Ong, Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Bugwood.org

  • Wheat stem rust, (Puccinia graminis), Donald Groth, Louisiana State University AgCenter, Bugwood.org

  • Peach twig borer, (Anarsia lineatella), Eugene E. Nelson, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org

  • Giant African Land Snail, (Achatina fulica), Brian Little, The University of Georgia, Bugwood.org

  • Sirex woodwasp, (Sirex noctilio), Steven Valley, Oregon Department of Agriculture, Bugwood.org

  • Citrus greening, (Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus), H.D. Catling, Bugwood.org

Protecting US

The Community Invasive Species Network (Protect U.S.) is concerned with protecting the U.S. from exotic, invasive species. Protect U.S. is a collaborative partnership between the National Plant Diagnostic Network (NPDN), Regional Integrated Pest Management Centers (IPM), United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection
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Reporting a
Suspect Pest

What is a plant pest?
Any insect, mite, nematode, bacteria, fungi, virus, snail, or other biological organism that is damaging the plants in your yard, garden, farm or forest. Have you noticed unusual damage or pest activity in your yard or garden? It's possible that you could be the first person to report the occurrence of an exotic species in your county, state, or the U.S.
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Protect U.S. has also produced several education video clips for use in their educational material. The clips are housed at the Protect U.S. you tube site.
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