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Data Systems

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USDA. Agricultural Research Service. Office of Pest Management Policy.

Pest by crop matrix; crop acreage information; Bayer codes; and linkages to the Agricultural Resources and Environmental Indicators (AREI) Database and Mapping Tool.

ICUN, Invasive Species Specialist Group

Focuses on invasive alien species that threaten native biodiversity, with information on plants, animals, and microbes. Species information is either supplied or reviewed by experts from around the world.

Emerald Ash Borer

United Nations, Food and Agriculture Organization

FAO is compiling data for a global information system on the impact of insect pests and disease outbreaks on natural and planted forests, trees outside forests and other wooded lands.

USDA, National Invasive Species Information Center

Provides a list of databases for invasive animal species (vertebrate and invertebrate).

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Database providing information for more than 50,000 plants, animals, and ecological communities in the United States and Canada. Data available includes conservation status, taxonomy, distribution, and life history.

Fruit fly

USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Plant Protection and Quarantine.

Provides distribution maps for pests of agricultural and forest commodities, and links to pest news and information.

Lady beetle preying on an aphid

USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Germplasm Resources Information Network

Database documenting the importations and releases of beneficial invertebrates, including both biological control agents and pollinators. Also includes information on importation and release of microbial natural enemies.