Plant Diseases and Disorders, Plant Pests, and Weeds

Farm personnel assess damage from a large, dry witches'-broom growth in a cacao tree at the Luz de Maria farm in Uruçuca, Brazil

National Invasive Species Information Center
USDA. NAL. National Invasive Species Information Center.
Presents a gateway to information on invasive plants, animals, and microbes. Arranges information on impacts of invasive species and government responses. Links to agencies and organizations dealing with these issues.

National Program 303: Plant Diseases
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.
Provides information regarding crops and landscapes protected from plant diseases using scientifically based, environmentally sound, and cost-effective methods.

Plant Health
United States Department of Agriculture.
Offers a portal to USDA information on plant diseases, pest management, weed management, and plant health research.

Integrated Pest Managment
USDA. National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Pairs implementations of diverse methods of pest controls with monitoring to reduce unnecessary pesticide applications.

Pesticide Topics
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Informs on the protection of public health and the environment from unreasonable risks posed by pesticides, and to promote safer means of pest control.

American Phytopathological Society
American Phytopathological Society.
Publishes significant breakthroughs in plant pathology, mycology, virology, bacteriology, nematology, and related disciplines for more than one-hundred years.

Weed Science Society of America
Weed Science Society of America.
Encourages the development of knowledge concerning weeds and their impact on the environment.

Entomological Society of America
Entomological Society of America.
Identifies resources for the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and individuals in related disciplines.