New Jersey
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Department of Agriculture
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  • State Plant Regulatory Official

    Zoltowski, Joseph 609-406-6940

    Serves 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 Coordinator

    Vaiciunas, Saulius (609) 406-6949

    Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
  • State Plant Health Director

    Nelson, George (609) 259-5242

    Directs 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

    Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.


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Common Name Scientific Name Destinations
Allium leaf miner Phytomyza gymnostoma Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Asian gypsy moth Lymantria dispar asiatica Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Light brown apple moth Epiphyas postvittana Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Maritime garden snail Cernuella virgata Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Oak Ambrosia beetle Platypus quercivorus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Summer fruit Tortrix moth Adoxophyes orana Pest Info | NAPIS Maps