European Grapevine Moth
European Grapevine Moth Cooperative Eradication Program: A Model for Fighting Future Invasive Species Threats (Nov 2, 2016)USDA. Blog.Key partners and contributors in Napa County, California, recently celebrated and recognized the critical safeguarding accomplishment achieved together, of eradicating the invasive European grapevine moth (EGVM) from the U.S. The keys to success were early detection, our rapid response, and a strong collaboration between federal, state and local officials, growers, university scientists and extension services. Such partnerships remain critical to our ability to safeguard agriculture and facilitate safe trade.
Napa County Agricultural Commissioner (California).The European Grapevine Moth (EGVM) quarantine is officially lifted from Napa County and California! The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the California Department of Agriculture (CDFA) announced the moth's eradication status on August 18, 2016.
USDA. APHIS. Plant Protection and Quarantine.
A Federal Order is a legal document issued in response to an emergency when the Administrator of APHIS considers it necessary to take regulatory action to protect agriculture or prevent the entry and establishment into the United States of a pest or disease. Federal Orders are effective immediately and contain the specific regulatory requirements.
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
See what states have a federal quarantine for any of the targeted Hungry Pests, and identify which pests or diseases are at greatest risk due to a suitable habitat. In addition to federal quarantines, state-level quarantines might apply see State Summaries of Plant Protection Laws and Regulations (National Plant Board).
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State and Local Government
Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
Michigan State University. Integrated Pest Management Program.
Cornell University. New York State Integrated Pest Management Program.
See also: Invasive Species & Exotic Pests for more factsheets
- Gilligan, T.M., M.E. Epstein, S.C. Passoa, J.A. Powell., O.C. Sage, and J.W. Brown. 2011. Discovery of Lobesia botrana ([Denis & Schiffermüller]) in California: an invasive species new to North America (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 113(1):14-30.
- Zalom, F.G., L.G. Varela, and M. Cooper. 2011. Insects & Other Arthropods: European Grapevine Moth, Lobesia botrana. University of California, Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program.