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General Publications and Reports

Provides a list of reports, papers, and other online publications dealing with invasive microbes. See Resource Library - General Publications and Reports for general resources and other species.


Manual for the Recognition of Exotic Diseases of Livestock
Secretariat of the Pacific Community; UN. Food and Agriculture Organisation.

PestSmart Connect - Research on Wildlife Disease Preparedness in Australia (2008)
Centre for Invasive Species Solutions (Australia).

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2010 U.S. Animal Health Report
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
The 2010 report highlights animal health and epidemiological events from 2010 and also provides updates on APHIS Veterinary Services' (VS) programs, activities, and initiatives focused on maintaining healthy livestock, poultry, and aquaculture populations. The report updates key developments in the areas of emergency management, laboratory diagnostics and biologics, disease surveillance and monitoring, and disease management and reporting.

Comprehensive Report on Sudden Oak Death: 10-year Cooperative Research Effort
USDA. FS. Pacific Southwest Research Station.
Synthesizing more than 10 years of cooperative research on the exotic invasive, quarantine sudden oak death pathogen, the USDA Forest Service's Pacific Southwest Research Station recently published "Sudden Oak Death and Phytophthora ramorum: A Summary of the Literature." This 181-page comprehensive report covers a wide range of topics, including a history of sudden oak death, identification and distribution of the disease, epidemiology and modeling, management and control, and economic and environmental impacts.

Economic and Policy Implications of Wind-Borne Entry of Asian Soybean Rust into the United States (Apr 2004)
USDA. Economic Research Service.
Outlook Report No (OCS-04D-02).

USDA Needs to Build on 2005 Experience to Minimize the Effects of Asian Soybean Rust in the Future (Feb 24, 2006)
U.S. Government Accountability Office.
Note: See other GAO reports related to invasive species

USDA's Preparation for Asian Soybean Rust (May 17, 2005)
U.S. Government Accountability Office.
Note: See other GAO reports related to invasive species

Live Animal Imports: Agencies Need Better Collaboration to Reduce the Risk of Animal-Related Diseases (Nov 8, 2010)
U.S. Government Accountability Office.
Note: See other GAO reports related to invasive species

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Bats, White-nose Syndrome, and Federal Cave and Mine Closures (Jan 2011; PDF | 3.63 MB)
Center for Biological Diversity.
See also: Bat Crisis: White Nose Syndrome for more publications

Animal-Borne Epidemics Out of Control: Threatening the Nation's Health (Aug 2003)
Trust for America's Health.
See also: Reports for more publications

Emerging and Reemerging Infectious Diseases of Animals and Plants (Apr 1996)
American Society for Microbiology.

Global Risks of Infectious Animal Diseases (Feb 2005)
Council for Agricultural Science and Technology.

Plant Disease Management Reports
Plant Management Network.
The 2008 version of Plant Disease Management Reports (vol. 2) is now available. The report contains over 500 searchable entries concerning the use and effectiveness of fungicides and nematicides, resistant (plant) varieties, and other methods that defend against row and horticultural crop disease.

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