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Early Detection and Rapid Response

Describes detection methods for invasive microbial species and coordinated responses to these threats. See Manager's Tool Kit - Early Detection and Rapid Response for general resources and other species.


Alert and Response Operations
World Health Organization.

Federal Government

Forest Health Monitoring - Early Warning System
USDA. Forest Service.

Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness and Response Plan
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

Emerging Pandemic Threats
U.S. Agency for International Development.

The Value of Plant Disease Early-Warning Systems: A Case Study of USDA's Soybean Rust Coordinated Framework (Apr 2006)
USDA. Economic Research Service.
Economic Research Report No. (ERR-18).
See also: Data and Decision-making Support

National Plant Disease Recovery System: Plant Diseases That Threaten U.S. Agriculture
USDA. ARS. Office of Pest Management.
These recovery plans are a cooperative effort of university, industry, and government scientists. The plans outline what the scientists know about the disease, indicate the current preparedness, suggest the best IPM approach, and recommend priority research and education needs.

International Government

Plant Biosecurity Toolbox
Australian Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre. Pests and Diseases Image Library.
The Plant Biosecurity Toolbox (PBT) provides detailed, web-based diagnostic information to assist with the rapid identification of exotic plant pests and diseases in the event of an incursion.

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