Exotic Pest Reporting
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State Plant Regulatory OfficialBrandon Beshears (605)773-4432Serves 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 CoordinatorDale Anderson (605) 773-3796Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
State Plant Health DirectorVacantDirects 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
Greg Buntrock (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 2015 Survey Targets|
|Common Name||Scientific Name||Destinations|
|Alfalfa Mosaic||Alfalfa Mosaic Virus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Cucumber Mosaic||Cucumber Mosaic Virus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Egyptian Cottonworm||Spodoptera littoralis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|European Grape Berry Moth||Eupoecilia ambiguella||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Hosta Virus X||Hosta Virus X||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Japanese Beetle||Popillia japonica||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Old World Bollworm||Helicoverpa armigera||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Oriental Beetle||Anomala orientalis||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Summer Fruit Tortrix Moth||Adoxophyes orana||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Tobacco Rattle||Tobacco Rattle Virus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|
|Variegated Golden Tortrix||Archips xylosteanus||Pest Info | NAPIS Maps|