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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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1 - History of SABCL
2 - Mission of SABCL
3 - Organisms released
4 - Organisms in quarantine
Organisms in quarantine


The following beneficial organisms were found and evaluated for biocontrol at SABCL. They are currently being evaluated at the quarantine facility of the destination country for eventual field release. 

 

The list below includes: scientific name of the beneficial organism, common name of the target pest, and location of quarantine facility.

 

Clinodiplosis alternantherae, alligator weed, Brisbane, Australia

Vairimorpha invictae, imported fire ants, Gainesville, FL, USA

Gonatocerus spp., glassy-winged sharpshooter, Riverside, CA, USA

Coelocephalapion gandolfoi, mesquite, Pretoria, South Africa

Apocnemidophorus blandus, Brazilian peppertree, UF Gainesville, FL, USA

Chlorosteymon simaethis, balloon vine, Pretoria, South Africa

Cissoanthonomus tuberculipennis, balloon vine, Pretoria, South Africa

Liothrips sp., pompom weed, Hilton, South Africa

Cochylis n.sp., pompom weed, Hilton, South Africa

Adaina sp. pompom weed, Hilton, South Africa

Pseudacteon nocens, imported fire ants, Gainesville, FL, USA

Hydrotimetes natans, fanwort, Brisbane, Australia

Taosa longula, waterhyacinth, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA

Systena nitentula, alligator weed, Brisbane, Australia

Eueupithecia cisplatensis, retama, Brisbane, Australia

 


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