Exotic Pest Reporting
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State Plant Regulatory OfficialVan Meter, Julie (402) 471-6847Serves on the National Plant Board, oversees state pest detection and regulatory activities and coordinates survey activities between government agencies, public and private organizations. Coordinates the state's initial emergency response if an exotic pest is detected.
State Survey CoordinatorKneeland, Kate (402) 471-6854Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
State Plant Health DirectorGalford, Shayne 402-4342646Directs federal APHIS-PPQ pest detection and regulatory activities in cooperation with state officials, and coordinate the initial PPQ emergency response if an exotic pest is detected in the state.
Pest Survey Specialist
Buntrock, Greg (605) 224-1713Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.
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|CAPS 2016 Survey Targets|
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Destinations|
|British root-knot nematode||Meloidogyne artiellia||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Brown marmorated stink bug||Halyomorpha halys||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Cereal cyst nematode||Heterodera filipjevi||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Cochlicellid snails||Cochlicella spp.||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Common barberry (European)||Berberis vulgaris||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Cucurbit beetle||Diabrotica speciosa||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Dwarf bunt||Tilletia controversa||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Egyptian cottonworm||Spodoptera littoralis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Flag smut||Urocystis tritici||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Mahonia||Mahonia spp.||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Maritime garden snail||Cernuella virgata||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Mediterranean cereal cyst nematode||Heterodera latipons||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Old World bollworm||Helicoverpa armigera||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Philippine downy mildew||Peronosclerospora philippinensis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Stem rust; Black rot||Puccinia graminis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Tomato leaf miner||Tuta absoluta||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Wheat bug||Nysius huttoni||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|