Exotic Pest Reporting
Susan Ellis, USDA APHIS PPQ, Bugwood.org
Swede midge (Contarinia nasturtii) is an insect pest. It was first detected in New York in 2004.
Swede midge feeds on plants in the cabbage or mustard family and poses a serious threat to these vegetable crops.
Summaries of State Plant Protection Laws and Regulations
09/07/2017 - Swede midge poses threat to Minnesota canola crop