A database to support plant pest diagnostic activities


The following institutes contributed to the EPPO-Q-bank Arthropods database :

INRAE: National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment, France: CBGP -Centre de Biologie pour la Gestion des Populations, Montpellier & URZF -Unité de Recherche de Zoologie forestière, Orléans.

EPPO-Q-bank Arthropods is grateful for the time, effort and data the following persons contributed and which represent the bulk of the data in the database:

The following people/institutes contributed specimens and/or DNA samples to the EPPO-Q-bank Arthropods database :

Special thanks to Valérie Balmès (LSV, France), Normann Barr (USDA Edinburg, Texas), Béatrice Courtial (INRA-URZF Orléans, France), Tselila Ben David (Bet Dagan, Israel), Stéphane Dupas, (IRD Quito, Ecuador), Xavier Chiriboga Morales (INIAP, Ecuador), Jean Etienne (INRA, Guadeloupe), Juerg E. Frey (FDEA, Switzerland), Jean-François Germain (LSV, France), David Hall (USDA Fort Pierce, Florida), Paul Hanson (University San José, Costa Rica), Hossein Lotfalizadeh (Iran), Diana Pérez-Staples (Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico), Therese Poland (USDA East Lansing, Michigan), Mari Pizza (Bari, Italy), Jean-François Silvain (IRD, Gif-sur-Yvette, France), Alain Roques (INRA-URZF Orléans, France), Jun Tabata (NIAES Tsukuba, Japan), Robert S. Vernon (AAFC Agassiz, Canada), Willie Cabrera Walsh (USDA Buenos Aires, Argentina) for contributing samples.