Identification

Name

National Plant Diagnostic Network

Short name

NPDN

Status

Active

Category

Collective

People
(1) Rick Bostock, Executive Director, rmbostock@ucdavis.edu
Organizations
(1) United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Created

2014-07-08 22:06:34+00:00

Modified

2016-07-08 14:45:46.474891+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

The NPDN provides a nationwide network of public agricultural institutions with a cohesive, distributed system to quickly: 1) detect high consequence pests and pathogens that have been introduced into agricultural and natural ecosystems; 2) identify them; and 3) immediately report them to appropriate responders and decision makers.

Goals
(1) Baseline awareness
(2) Consequence management
(3) Early detection
(4) Early warning
Year start

2002

URL http://www.npdn.org/
URL (alternate) http://ceris.purdue.edu/npdn/
Related system
(1) Integrated Consortium of Laboratory Networks (ICLN)
(2) National Plant Diagnostic Network National Repository (NPDN National Repository)

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) All States and Territories
Geography

No

Disease properties
(1) Economically important

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Laboratory Records
(2) Personal Communication