Emerging Pest Alerts

Warning: The following Alerts have not been confirmed with the appropriate National Plant Protection Organization(s). They are provided solely as an early warning to users, for emerging plant pests that are not present in the North American region. Users should use this information with caution.
Emerging Pest Alerts are news items obtained from public sources. They do not serve as official communication from NAPPO. The "Emerging Pest Alerts" is an early warning tool for emerging plant pests that are not present in the North American region. In most cases, information within alerts is not confirmed with the corresponding National Plant Protection Organization. They are provided solely as an early warning to NAPPO countries and should be used with this disclaimer in mind.
Scientific Name Title Date Posted Sort ascending
Alert flag Candidatus Phytoplasma pini Update on a new phytoplasma disease of coniferous trees in Europe 14 Mar 2012 09:00
Alert flag Chalara fraxinea Update on ash dieback (Chalara fraxinea) in Europe: New confirmed hosts and description of the perfect state 10 Nov 2010 09:00
Alert flag Chalara fraxinea Update on ash dieback (Chalara fraxinea) - Spreading in Europe 09 Nov 2010 09:00
Alert flag Fijivirus Southern rice black streaked dwarf virus New rice virus spreading in China 29 Jul 2010 09:00
Alert flag Bombacoccus aguacatae Bombacoccus aguacatae, a new scale species found on avocados in Colombia 23 Apr 2010 09:00
Alert flag Nipaecoccus viridis First detection of the lebbeck mealybug, Nipaecoccus viridis, in the continental United States 22 Feb 2010 09:00
Alert flag Penidiella strumelloidea First report of Penidiella strumelloidea (Dothideomycetes: Capnodiales) as a pathogen 27 Jan 2010 09:00
Alert flag Dickeya solani  New strain of blackleg of potato, Dickeya solani, causing significant losses in Europe 11 Dec 2009 09:00
Alert flag Tomato yellow leaf distortion virus (ToYLDV) and Tobacco yellow crinkle virus (TbYCV) Two new begomoviruses found infecting Solanaceous crops in Cuba 27 Aug 2009 09:00
Alert flag Candidatus Phytoplasma australiense First report of 'Candidatus Phytoplasma australiense' infecting potato 18 Aug 2009 09:00
Alert flag Tuta absoluta Update on spread of Tuta absoluta in Europe 07 Aug 2009 09:00
Alert flag Anastrepha grandis Outbreak of Anastrepha grandis (South American cucurbit fruit fly) in Panama 16 Jul 2009 09:00
Alert flag Caliothrips sp. New unidentified thrips damaging cotton in South Texas 08 Jul 2009 09:00
Alert flag Unknown Unidentified weevil found in Guatemalan pineapple shipment 26 Jun 2009 09:00
Alert flag Monilia polystroma Brown fruit rot (Monilia polystroma) occurring on apples in Hungary 26 May 2009 09:00
Alert flag Phytophthora infestans strains A2-Blue13 and A1- 6  Spread of new strains of Phytophthora infestans in England 16 Apr 2009 09:00
Alert flag Crypticerya multicicatrices New scale species described in Colombia 16 Apr 2009 09:00
Alert flag Potato spindle tuber viroid (PSTVd)  New hosts for Potato spindle tuber viroid 07 Apr 2009 09:00
Alert flag Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Update on the spread of red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus - Found in Curacao, Dutch Antilles 30 Jan 2009 09:00
Alert flag Puccinia graminis f.sp. tritici race Ug99 Ug99 race of wheat stem rust continues to spread 29 Jan 2009 09:00
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