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National Program 304: Crop Protection & Quarantine
Strategic Vision
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Vision Statement

Pest management for a sustainable agriculture

 

Mission Statement

To provide technology to manage pest populations below economic damage thresholds by the integration of environmentally compatible strategies that are based on increased understanding of the biology and ecology of insect, mite, and weed pests

 

Research Components

 

Component 1:  Systematics and Identification

Problem Statement 1A: Insects and Mites

Problem Statement 1B: Weeds

Problem Statement 1C: Microorganisms

 

Component 2:  Weeds

Problem Statement 2A: Agricultural and Horticultural Cropping Systems

Problem Statement 2B: Natural Ecosystems

 

Component 3:  Insects and Mites

Problem Statement 3A: Agricultural and Horticultural Cropping Systems

Problem Statement 3B: Natural Ecosystems

 

Component 4:  Protection of Post-Harvest Commodities, Quarantine,

                          and Methyl Bromide Alternatives 

Problem Statement 4A: Arthropod Pests of Fresh Commodities

Problem Statement 4B: Arthropod Pests of Durable Commodities


Projects in this Program - by State


Legend:
    Maroon = click to see related projects in these states.
    Gray = No related research in this state.

 

Last Modified: 6/20/2014