Identification

Name

Global Pest and Disease Database

Short name

GPDD

Status

Active

Category

Data source for epidemiological modeling

People
(1) Karl Suiter, Project Manager, Karl_Suiter@cipm.info
Organizations
(1) Center for Integrated Pest Management (NSF)
(2) United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
(3) United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Created

2012-09-05 14:39:59+00:00

Modified

2016-03-18 21:31:58.829545+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The GPDD is a web-accessible exotic pest information archive designed to support APHIS programs. The database incorporates information from various sources into a single repository of data pertaining to pest taxonomy, identification, biology, distribution, hosts, significance, detection, and control. The database currently contains information for over 3,700 pests not known to be in the US, or present with a limited distribution.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
Year start

2005

URL https://www.gpdd.info/index.cfm?&CFID=533956&CFTOKEN=35057014

Disease and Geography

Geography

No

Disease properties
(1) Economically important

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Established Databases
(2) Official Reports
(3) Personal Communication