Fruit and Seed Family ID

Fruit and Seed Family ID Identify fruits and seeds to family Fruits and seeds form the bulk of agricultural commerce and are common contaminants in commodities. If introduced, non-native species may naturalize, leading to devastating consequences for crops and wildlands, so correct identification of fruits and seeds is essential to safe trade. Fruit and Seed Family…

Terrestrial Mollusc Tool

Terrestrial Mollusc Tool The Terrestrial Mollusc Tool was specifically designed to assist in the identification of adult terrestrial slugs and snails of agricultural importance. The tool also includes species of quarantine significance as well as invasive and contaminant mollusc species commonly intercepted at U.S. ports of entry. This Lucid-based identification tool specifically targets federal, state…

Invasive Mite Identification: Tools for Quarantine and Plant Protection

Invasive Mite Identification: Tools for Quarantine and Plant Protection Taxa covered and relationships between the 9 keys in this Lucid based tool These keys are designed to provide support to quarantine workers at three levels: training in mite anatomy and identification, preliminary identification (sorting non-actionable from potentially actionable mites), and advanced taxonomic support. The keys…