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National Program 304: Crop Protection and Quarantine
Strategic Vision
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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.

Vision Statement

Pest management for a sustainable agriculture.

Research Components

  • Systematics and Identification
  • Weeds
  • Insects and Mites
  • Protection of Post-Harvest Commodities, Quarantine, and Methyl Bromide Alternatives


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