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New Pest Alerts - Cerrent Updates On emerging Pests in North Carolina

There are a multitude of plant pests threatening North Carolina and the United States. Click the pest name to learn more about the pests highlighted below. Pest alerts are for pests that are known to occur in North Carolina. Pest Watches are for pests that are not yet in the state. Click here to report a regulated pest found in an area where it's not known to occur. For up to date information on North Carolina plant pest quarantines please visit this page.

Hot Pest Topics

Other Pest Topics


Cactus Moth

Emerald Ash Borer

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Kudzu Bug

Light Brown Apple Moth

Sweetpotato Weevil


Boxwood Blight

Soybean Rust

Sudden Oak Death

Tobacco Blue Mold


Giant Salvinia


Mile-a-Minute Weed

Oriental Bittersweet

Tropical Spiderwort


Giant African Snail

Visit the NAPPO Pest Alert Web Site to learn more.

For additional information contact:
Amy Michael – State Survey Coordinator, CAPS
Email Address:
Phone: (919) 707-3749
Fax: (919) 733-1041


NCDA&CS Plant Industry Division - Plant Protection Section
Entomological Programs Manager - Paul Adams
Mailing Address: 1060 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1060
Physical Address: 216 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27603
Phone:(919) 707-3735 | FAX:(919) 733-1041

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