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Invasive Insects, Diseases, and Other Pests

The Division oversees threats from invasive plants, insects, and pathogens primarily through the Invasive Species Committee, the cooperative agricultural pest survey (CAPS) program, and through regulating the nursery industry.

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Asian Longhorned Beetle

Invasive insects, and diseases can have devastating impacts on the managed and natural environments into which they are introduced. Invasive organisms are those that are non-native, have high reproductive potential, and have few natural enemies and predators to check population growth. These introduced pests often have serious negative impacts on the agriculture and forest industries. Listed below are the top invasive insects, diseases, and other pests of concern to New Hampshire right now.




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NH Department of Agriculture, Markets and Food
Mailing: PO Box 2042, Concord NH 03302 -2042
Physical: 25 Capitol Street, Second Floor, Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-3551 | fax: (603) 271-1109