All Pest Advisories

Tuta absoluta (Tomato Leaf Miner) Advisories

Tuta absoluta or the tomato leaf miner is a tiny moth which is an insect that has four (4) stages of development. These stages include, egg, larva, pupa and adult.
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Rabies Advisories

Rabies is a fatal zoonotic disease that can be transmitted to humans from animals that affects the nervous system of warm-blooded animals.

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African Swine Fever Advisories

This Transboundary Animal Disease (TAD) can be spread by live or dead pigs, and pork products. It can also be spread in food scraps and food waste generated by air and sea vessels. Transmission can also occur via contaminated feed and fomites (non-living objects) such as shoes, clothes, vehicles, knives, equipment etc., due to the high environmental resistance of the ASF virus. Individuals therefore have an important role in controlling the spread of ASF.)

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Locust Management Advisories

The Moruga Grasshopper, Cosineuta Virens is also known as Courtac, is a serious indigenous grasshopper pest found in the forested areas of Southern Trinidad since 1918. The Moruga Grasshopper was historically restricted to the Southern Region of Trinidad in the Counties of Victoria and Nariva/Mayaro.

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Bee Prepared Advisories

Preventative tips and information to assist persons interacting with bees in their surroundings.

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Giant African Snails Advisories

The Giant African Snail 'Achatina Fulica' is a plant pest that has first appeared in Trinidad in 2008 and has since spread to different parts of the country over time. The Giant African Snail is one of the world’s most destructive land snails and it is an alien invasive species of quarantine importance.

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