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Scientific, commodity groups talked priorities for plant and pest biology
USDA issues new procedures for hand-carrying and inspecting biological organisms
National roadmap identifies strategic directions for integrated pest management
Scientists in Florida, Guam study a fungus affecting many valuable crops
Increased integrated pest management (IPM) education and training will help federal agencies address elements of the National Invasive Species Management Plan.
New NIFA plant and animal health diagnostic laboratories enhance capabilities for detecting and reporting pathogens of national interest.
A NIFA-supported regional training session focused on combating Soybean Rust.
The NIFA-funded Invasive Plant Atlas of New England is the backbone of a regional invasive plant early detection network.
A NIFA partnership addresses invasive or newly emerging pest issues through regional and national pest alerts.
USDA and NIFA invasive species coordinating groups coordinate invasive species control efforts.
The National Invasive Species Management Plan outlines leadership and coordination to detect, respond to, and prevent the adverse effects of invasive species.
NIFA helped develop a national plan to detect and rapidly respond to invasive plant infestations, a major environmental challenge facing the US.
NIFA collaborates on national research and extension responses to Phytophthora ramorum, a new plant pathogen threatening over 64 plant species.
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Last Updated: December 1, 2011
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