Carp Invader: Authorities Spot Exotic Chinese Fish in Great Lake (Dec 12, 2000)
Kudzu: Discovery of 'the plant that ate the South' puts Washington on alert (Nov 19, 2000)
Microbial organisms are major constituents of shipboard ballast water, Researchers find large volumes of bacteria and viruses discharged into ports worldwide (Nov 1, 2000)
Sea Grant News.
West Nile Virus Found in Md. Birds (Sep 22, 2000)
Soybean Pest Native to China Detected in the U.S. for the First Time (Sep 11, 2000)
University of Wisconsin - Madison.
The Chinese soybean aphid, Aphis glycines was confirmed in Wisconsin on Aug 15. Since then the aphid has been reported in Illinois and is expected to be spotted in Michigan.
ODA officials concerned over discovery of kudzu in Clackamas County: Serious noxious weed found in Oregon for first time (Aug 3, 2000)
Oregon Department of Agriculture.
Plum Pox Virus Confirmed in Canada (Jun 23, 2000)
Canadian Food Inspection Agency.