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Additional resources for other Web sites that provide alerts and emerging issues advisories, organized by type of organization.


Arizona Plant Diagnostic Network - Regulatory Pest Alerts
University of Arizona; USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service; Arizona Department of Agriculture.
This list of the most serious biotic pests and pathogens is maintained by the State (Arizona Department of Agriculture) and Federal (USDA) regulatory agents. Their goal is to prevent the introduction and/or spread of these pests/pathogens in our state.

NOBANIS - Species Alerts
European Network on Invasive Alien Species.
Provides early warning species alerts from the NOBANIS network.

EPPO Alert List
European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization.
See also: EPPO Reporting Service

Diagnostic Resources for First Detectors
National Plant Diagnostic Network. First Detector Program.
Includes picture clues, identification booklets, pest alerts, LUCID Keys, and NPDN Master Gardener Wikipages.

Massachusetts Pest Alerts
Massachusetts Introduced Pests Outreach Project.
Also provides sign up option to receive alerts by email.

Pest Tracker - Exotic Pest Detection By State
USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS). National Agricultural Pest Information System (NAPIS).

Phytosanitary Alert System
North American Plant Protection Organization.
See also: Official Pest Reports

IPM in Action: Pest Alerts
North Central Integrated Pest Management Center.

Non-native Species Information: Species Alerts
Great Britain Non-Native Species Secretariat.

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Federal Government

Emerging Animal Health Issues
USDA. APHIS. Veterinary Services. Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health.

Pest Alerts
USDA. FS. Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry.
Forest and tree health related publications

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) Alert System
DOI. USGS. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species.
The USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program has launched an alert system that allows users to register to receive e-mails of new aquatic introductions in the United States. Users can sign up for "State Watches", "Group Watches" and/or "Species Watches". Detailed explanations of each of these can be found on the registration page. The system also allows users who are not registered to review and query archives of alerts that are sent.

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International Government

National Pest and Disease Outbreaks
Australian Government. Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.

Protection & Response: Alerts
New Zealand Ministry for Primary Industries.

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State Government

Florida Plant Industry Pest Alerts
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Division of Plant Industry.
Provides information about pests that have arrived in Florida or that may arrive soon.

Hawaii New Pest Advisories
Hawaii Department of Agriculture.

North Carolina New Pest Alerts
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Plant Industry Division. Plant Protection Section.

Texas Pest and Disease Alerts
Texas Department of Agriculture.

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UF/IFAS Pest Alerts
University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Integrated Pest Management Pest Alerts
North Carolina State University. College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Departments of Entomology and Plant Pathology.

Virginia Ag Pest and Crop Advisory
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Virginia Cooperative Extension.
The Virginia Ag Pest Advisory disseminates IPM information using a database-driven (blog) website that compiles pest updates from multiple IPM specialists.
Note: Information is also available as a weekly email subscription service.

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New Disease Reports
British Society for Plant Pathology.

Program for Monitoring Emerging Diseases (ProMED)
International Society for Infectious Diseases.
The global electronic reporting system for outbreaks of emerging infectious diseases & toxins

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Last Modified: Sep 04, 2018
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