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 Didymosphenia geminata First northeastern infestation of "didymo" in the United States 27 Jul 2007 09:00
Alert flag Bactrocera invadens Bactrocera invadens found for the first time in India 17 Jul 2007 09:00
Alert flag Darna pallivitta Nettle Caterpillar (Darna pallivitta) detected in Oahu, Hawaii nursery 20 Jun 2007 09:00
Alert flag Poliaspis cycadis Poliaspis cycadis (Poliaspis cycad scale) detected for the first time in Florida 11 Jun 2007 09:00
Alert flag Sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus First report of Sweet potato chlorotic stunt virus in North Carolina, United States 11 Apr 2007 09:00
Alert flag Candidatus Phytoplasma pyri A New Type of Pear Decline Phytoplasma found in Asian Pears in Taiwan 07 Mar 2007 09:00
Alert flag Mayetiola destructor Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor, continues to challenge wheat breeding programs 30 Jan 2007 09:00
Alert flag Nectria coccinea var. faginata Beech bark disease continues to spread in Michigan 17 Jan 2007 09:00
Alert flag Candidatus Phytoplasma mali 'Candidatus Phytoplasma mali' found in Prunus Species in Europe. 16 Jan 2007 09:00
Alert flag Tetrastichus planipennisi Newly described parasite of Emerald ash borer (EAB) in China 22 Dec 2006 09:00
Alert flag Solanum sarrachoides Hairy nightshade found to be alternate host for potato late blight 14 Dec 2006 09:00
Alert flag Icerya genistae Icerya genistae in Barbados and the United States 07 Dec 2006 09:00
Alert flag Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus First report of Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus in Arizona and possibly California (pending DNA confirmation) 20 Nov 2006 09:00
Alert flag Bactrocera latifrons First detection of Bactrocera latifrons in Africa 31 Oct 2006 09:00
Alert flag Chalara fraxinea Intensive dieback of European Ash in Poland Associated with a Newly Described Fungal Species, Chalara fraxinea 15 Sep 2006 09:00
Alert flag Maconellicoccus hirsutus First report of pink hibiscus mealybug in George Town, Grand Cayman 29 Jun 2006 09:00
Alert flag Colombian datura virus  Colombian datura virus expanding host range to other Solanaceous crops in Europe 26 Jun 2006 09:00
Alert flag Grapevine flavescence dorée phytoplasma First report of grapevine flavescence dorée phytoplasma in Switzerland 19 Jun 2006 09:00
Alert flag Globodera pallida  Update on potato cyst nematode, Globodera pallida, situation in Idaho 15 Jun 2006 09:00
Alert flag Beet black scorch virus First U.S. Detection of Beet black scorch virus 07 Jun 2006 09:00
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