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Spotted Lanternfly Conference: At Our Doorstep or Already in Our Fields? August 15, 2019

Invasive Species Conference: Invasive Species in New York: Where We Are and What We Can Do, July 13, 2017

Alternatives to Ornamental Invasive Plants: Help make the future of New York greener by growing “native-friendly” plants instead of invasive species.

Forest Pest Handbook: basic information on disease and insect pests of forest trees: Information on identification, spread, and reporting for a series of invasive diseases and insects that affect tree species in NYS landscapes and forests. 

Lessons Learned from Six Years of Kudzu Research | Part 1 | |Part 2 | |Part 3 |

Invasive Species & Exotic Pests

IPM against ‘invasives’ depends on exclusion, early detection, & eradication.

Once an invasive species is introduced and becomes established, causing damage or crop losses, our normal IPM practices may prove ineffective. IPM practices that utilize thresholds, forecasts, cultural practices and optimally-timed effective controls often fail to work against invasive species. The NYS IPM Program staff works periodically with state and federal agencies to survey for these species, some of which are listed here, to support nationwide efforts to prevent introduction of species that could threaten agriculture