Pest Alerts

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Bagrada bugs: a new threat to New Mexico's vegetable growers

Invasive species pose a constant threat to New Mexico's agriculture and wild areas. This page contains information on insect pests that have either recently arrived in the state, or which may do so soon. If you think you may have found any of these species, please send samples to NMSU's Plant Diagnostic Clinic, using the forms and instructions provided on their website.