Official Pest Reports

Official Pest Reports are provided by National Plant Protection Organizations within the NAPPO region. These Pest Reports are intended to comply with the International Plant Protection Convention's Standard on Pest Reporting, endorsed by the Interim Commission on Phytosanitary Measures in March 2002.

USA Flag Quarantine of Entire State of New Jersey for Pine Shoot Beetle (Tomicus piniperda) – United States
Date posted: 11/28/2007
Contact: Weyman Fussell, Staff Officer, (301) 734-5705
The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is quarantining the entire State of New Jersey for Pine Shoot Beetle (Tomicus piniperda). This action is effective immediately.

Under IPPC standards, Tomicus piniperda is considered to be a pest that is present only in some areas, and is subject to official control in the United States.