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Guidelines for surveillance for plant pests in Asia and the Pacific

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These guidelines were written to assist plant-health scientists design surveillance programs for detecting arthropod pests and plant pathogens in crops, plantation forests and natural ecosystems.

The publication covers the planning of surveillance programs for building specimen-based lists of pests, surveillance for monitoring the status of particular pests, surveillance for determining the limits of distribution of pests, surveillance for determining the presence or absence of pests in particular areas, and general surveillance.

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Author(s): Teresa McMaugh, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, Agrifutures Australia

Published: 9 November, 2005

Date added: 21 March, 2024