Useful Resources/Links

 

Organizations

Phyto/Seed Health

Plant Pathogens

Plant Diseases

Risk Assessment

Statistics

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Seed Related Organizations
ASTA - American Seed Trade Association
ISTA - International Seed Testing Association
AOSA - Association of Official Seed Analysts
AOSCA - Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies
CABI - CAB International
SeedQuest - information sources for seed professionals
NSHS -U.S. National Seed Health System
NAPPO - North American Plant Protection Organization
International Seed Trade Federation - numerous web links relevant to the seed industry.
FAO Seed and Plant Genetic Resources Service

Phytosanitary/Seed Health
APHIS Home Page
ISTA - Seed Health committee
ISHI Vegetable Seed Health Testing Reference Manual
US National Seed Health System (NSHS)
National Agric. Pest Infor. System (NAPIS)
NAPPO - North American Plant Protection Organization
FAO Plant Protection Service
EPPO - European and Mediterranean plant protection organization
EPPO standards on phytosanitary measures
Emerging Plant Disease Announcements

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Plant Pathogens
Internet resources on plant virology
- extensive.
http://pvo.bio-mirror.cn/sppindex.htm - Plant viruses on-line.
www.virology.net - All the plant virology on the WWW collected in one location.
http://www.dpvweb.net/dpv/index.php - 400 plant virus descriptions
Internet resources for mycologists - huge collection of mycology resources.
PPIGB - Plant Pathology Internet guidebook, many useful resources
http://nematode.unl.edu/diagnostics.htm Nematode diagnostics.
NemaNet - web based diagnostic key from the University of Oregon.

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Plant Diseases
Common names for plant diseases- APS web page.
Plant Pathology Internet Guidebook - Many pathology and entomology links (Univ. of Bonn, Germany).
http://www.ent.iastate.edu/imagegal/plantpath/default.html - Crop problems, including insects and diseases (Iowa State Univ.)
Field crop diseases - Ohio - corn, soybeans, wheat, alfalfa.

Vegetable disease fact sheets (Cornell Univ.)
http://vric.ucdavis.edu/veginfo/commodity/tomato/tomatodisease.html - Tomato disease page.
Maize diseases (three Japanese pages) site 1 site 2 site 3 - English text.
Plant Disease Handbook (Texas A&M).
http://www.btny.purdue.edu/Extension/Pathology/CropDiseases/Crops.html - Corn, soybean and wheat diseases (Purdue Univ.).
http://axp.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/crops-agriculture.html - Univ. of California IPM site - extensive
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Wheat Diseases and Pests - CIMMYT handbook.
Flax Diseases - from Flax Council of Canada.
Canola Diseases - on-line guide to canola diseases.

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Pest Risk Assessments
Pest Risk Analysis for Erwinia stewartii in maize - Dec. 2000, 31 page .pdf file.
USDA/APHIS Pest Risk Assessments homepage - risk assessments for many commodities.
FAO guidelines - pest risk analysis for quarantine pests.

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Statistics
Statistical tools for seed testing - links to statistics toobox at ISTA website; SeedCalc - probability estimator.

ISTA Statistics committee

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