APHIS Posts New Pale Cyst Nematode (PCN) Eradication Program Report


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APHIS’ Plant Protection and Quarantine (PPQ) Pale Cyst Nematode (PCN) Eradication Program in Idaho has posted its 2021 first quarter report (January 1 – March 31). The report updates program activities and eradication progress, and provides quarterly and aggregate regulatory, survey, and laboratory data.

The PCN Eradication Program is a cooperative effort between Plant Protection and Quarantine, Idaho State Department of Agriculture, and potato industry stakeholders. The program’s overarching goals are to control PCN spread and eventually establish Idaho as PCN-free.

Stakeholders can use the quarterly reports to monitor program activities and progress, and support their own management or policy decisions as needed. To view or print this program report or other PCN-related information, visit https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/ourfocus/planthealth/plant-pest-and-disease-programs/pests-and-diseases/nematode/pcn and click on ‘Program Updates’.

For more information, contact Lynn Evans-Goldner at Lynn.Evans-Goldner@usda.gov.