Two scientist from NOAA's Alaska Fisheries Science Center discovered 15 new species.
Systematics in Action
DOC. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
USDA. Agricultural Research Service. Systematic Entomology Laboratory.
During the early 1990's an ARS scientist observed the spread of the brown citrus aphid throughout Central America and the Caribbean Basin, and warned Florida authorities of the imminent threat. As a result, resistant varieties were planted, protecting the citrus industry from large-scale devastation when the aphid arrived in Florida in 1995.
ITAP Systematics Subcomittee
These case studies from the ITAP Systematics Subcommittee's Situation Report on U.S. Systematic Biology illustrate ways in which systematics knowledge has contributed to solving problems in agricultural security, biosecurity, environmental security, and human and animal health.
USDA. Agricultural Research Service
Systematics success stories from the ARS Systematic Entomology Laboratory