Category Archives: B-Rated

“B”
An pest of known economic or environmental detriment and, if present in California, it is of limited distribution. B-rated pests are eligible to enter the state if the receiving county has agreed to accept them. If found in the state, they are subject to state endorsed holding action and eradication only to provide for containment, as when found in a nursery. At the discretion of the individual county agricultural commissioner they are subject to eradication, containment, suppression, control, or other holding action.

Anguina agrostis (Steinbuch, 1799) Filipjev, 1936 Bent grass seed gall nematode


California Pest Rating Proposal for

Anguina agrostis (Steinbuch, 1799) Filipjev, 1936 Bent grass seed gall nematode
Current Rating: C
Proposed Rating: B


Comment Period: 12/01/2021 – 01/15/2022


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Asclepias curassavica L.: Tropical milkweed; bloodflower milkweed; Mexican milkweed; false ipecac


California Pest Rating Proposal for

Asclepias curassavica L.: Tropical milkweed; bloodflower milkweed; Mexican milkweed; false ipecac
Current Rating: none
Proposed Rating: B


Comment Period: 11/22/2021 – 01/06/2022


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Frankliniella tritici (Fitch): eastern flower thrips


California Pest Rating Proposal for

Frankliniella tritici (Fitch): eastern flower thrips
Current Rating: A
Proposed Rating: B


Comment Period: 10/19/2021 – 12/03/2021


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Vallisneria australis S.W.L. Jacobs and Les: Australian eelgrass, ribbonweed


California Pest Rating Proposal for

Vallisneria australis S.W.L. Jacobs and Les: Australian eelgrass, ribbonweed
Current Rating: Q
Proposed Rating: B


Comment Period: 10/13/2021 – 11/27/2021


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Frankliniella schultzei (Trybom): common blossom thrips


California Pest Rating Proposal for

Frankliniella schultzei (Trybom): common blossom thrips
Pest Rating: B


Comment Period: CLOSED


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Trichoferus campestris (Faldermann): velvet longhorn beetle


California Pest Rating Proposal for

Trichoferus campestris (Faldermann): velvet longhorn beetle
Pest Rating: B


Comment Period: CLOSED


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Pectobacterium brasiliense (Portier et al. 2019) blackleg disease of potato; soft rot of potato


California Pest Rating Proposal for

Pectobacterium brasiliense (Portier et al. 2019) blackleg disease of potato; soft rot of potato
Pest Rating: B


Comment Period: CLOSED


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Ageratina adenophora (Spreng.) R. M. King and H. Rob.: croftonweed, thoroughwort, sticky snakeroot


California Pest Rating Proposal for

Ageratina adenophora (Spreng.) R. M. King and H. Rob.: croftonweed, thoroughwort, sticky snakeroot, Family Asteraceae tribe Eupatorieae
Pest Rating: B


Comment Period: CLOSED


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Phacidiopycnis tuberivora (H.T. Güssow & W.R. Foster) B. Sutton 1980


California Pest Rating Proposal for

Phacidiopycnis tuberivora (H.T. Güssow & W.R. Foster) B. Sutton 1980
Pest Rating: B


Comment Period: CLOSED


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