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Multistate Resources
Missouri

Provides links to state-specific resources with an interest in the prevention, control, or eradication of invasive species.

Items of Interest:

Missouri Emerald Ash Borer Program
University of Missouri Extension.
Emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) is an exotic, invasive, wood-boring insect that infests and kills native North American ash trees, both in forests and landscape plantings. With EAB now in several areas of the Show-Me State - and its ability to hitchhike on firewood - the probability of it spreading to noninfected areas in the state is high.

Missouri Pest Monitoring Network
University of Missouri. Integrated Pest Management.
View current pest alerts for your region, or sign up to receive email alerts. Pest Monitoring Alerts are sent by e-mail to subscribers when pest captures reach significant numbers.

Slow the Spread of Thousand Cankers Disease
University of Missouri. Extension.
Although not yet detected here, thousand cankers disease (TCD) is a potentially fatal disease of black walnut, caused by the walnut twig beetle (Pityophthorus juglandis) and an associated fungus (Geosmithia morbida). TCD could easily spread to Missouri from the several eastern and western states where TCD is already present. You can help minimize the chances of spreading TCD by following these steps:

  • Don't move firewood
  • Don't transport walnut for woodworking (including buying walnut wood over the Internet)
  • Promptly report dead or dying walnut trees

State Specific Threats:

Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) - Invasive Plants by State and County
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.

Early Detection & Distribution Mapping System (EDDMapS) - Invasive Species Status Report by State
University of Georgia. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Includes invasive species by category for insects, diseases, plants, and animals.
See also: Invasive Species Status Report by Congressional District

Nonindigenous Aquatic Species (NAS) Database - Species Lists By State
DOI. USGS. Wetland and Aquatic Research Center.
Provides fact sheets, maps and collection information for aquatic vertebrates and invertebrates occurring outside of their native range.

Pest Tracker - Exotic Pest Detection By State
USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey. National Agricultural Pest Information System.
Provides State pest detection contacts, recent state exotic pest news, links to state pest resources, and a list of state CAPS survey targets.

PLANTS Database - State Noxious Weed Lists
USDA. NRCS. National Plant Data Center.
States which designated certain plants as legally noxious.
See also: Federal Noxious Weed List and Composite list (summary of noxious status for all listed plants in the U.S.)

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State Government

Plants & Pests
Missouri Department of Agriculture.

Forest Care
Missouri Department of Conservation.

Nuisance and Problem Species
Missouri Department of Conservation.

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Integrated Pest Management
University of Missouri-Columbia. Plant Protections Program.

Weed Science
University of Missouri. Division of Plant Sciences.

Tree Pests
University of Missouri. Extension.

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Missouri Exotic Pest Plants
Missouri Botanical Garden.

Grow Native!
Missouri Prairie Foundation.

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Last Modified: Dec 08, 2016
 
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