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Distribution Maps of Plant Pests

Distribution Maps of Plant Pests

"A leading resource for accurate data on the worldwide distribution of plant pests"

Visit the Distribution Maps of Plant Pests website.


Distribution Maps of Plant Pests are the authoritative source on the worldwide distribution of plant pests of economic or quarantine importance. First published in 1951 and created in association with the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO), we have now published over 700Pest Maps. Expertly compiled and validated, and used by plant health organizations around the world, theMaps provide an essential complement to expanding knowledge on plant pest distribution around the globe.

Key Features
- Available as a print/electronic package including online access to a fully searchable electronic backfile, in pdf format
- The Maps are compiled from a large variety of scientific sources and validated twice by a team of species specialists at CABI, the Natural History Museum, London, EPPO and independent consultants
- The Maps continue to be the most authoritative source of information available on the presence and extent of specific plant pests

Who uses Distribution Maps of Plant Pests?
The Maps are a vital tool for those involved in phytosanitary decisions. In today’s world, where a large amount of international trade is taking place on a daily basis, accurate mapping of plant pest distribution has never been more important. The Maps have numerous applications such as the compilation of definitive lists of important species that are present in, or need to be excluded from, a particular country, or estimating the risks of pathways from sources where certain species are known to be present.

CAB Direct (CABI's own platform)

Distribution Maps of Plant Pests cover important arthropod pests affecting

  • - agriculture
  • - horticulture
  • - forestry

Two sets of maps are produced per year, with 9 pests per map set. Each map set comprises mostly new maps, but also some map revisions where there have been changes to taxonomy or distribution.

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