Reports and Presentations

Subcommittee Member Reports and Presentations

Plant pathologist examines fungi Why Systematics Matters (PDF | 1.12 MB)

USDA. Agricultural Research Service. and Animal and Health Inspection Service.

Scientific names accurately define an organism or set of organisms. This information is fundamental in predicting the behavior or biology of the organism.

Evaluating the Threat Posed by Fungi on the APHIS List of Regulated Plant Pests

ITAP, Plant Pathology Subcommittee

The subcommittee evaluated the APHIS listed fungi based on the importance of the plant host, geographic distribution, and state of knowledge. [Citation: Rossman, A. Y., Britton, K., Luster, D., Palm, M., Royer, M. H., and Sherald, J. 2006. Evaluating the threat posed by fungi on the APHIS list of regulated plant pests. Online. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2006-0505-01-PS.]

Meeting Presentations and Reports

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service agency logo APHIS Offshore Pest Information Program (PPT | 2.4 MB)

Parule Patel, USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

PowerPoint presentation on the Offshre Pest Information Program, covering topics on: genesis and program status; lifecycle of the process; users; and uses.

Cargo ship importing food. Revision of Quarantine 37 (PPT | 154 KB)

Polly P. Lehtonen and Arnold T. Tschanz, USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Reviewing the revision of quarantine 37, plants for planting. The presentation reviews the legislation, risks, and guidelines governing current restrictions; and an update on the rulemaking.