The Federal Noxious Weeds Database
Entry ID: usda_aphis_ppqd_d_fnw

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Summary
Abstract: The Federal Noxious Weeds (FNW) database contains taxonomic lists of
plants listed as Federal Noxious Weeds under the Federal Noxious Weed
Act of 1975. Listing is made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture
(USDA) based on the recommendations of a technical committee of USDA
scientists. Since 1976, 88 individual species have been listed, plus
all species within the ... View entire text

Purpose: The Federal Noxious Weeds (FNW) database contains taxonomic lists of
plants listed as Federal Noxious Weeds under the Federal Noxious Weed
Act of 1975. Listing is made by the U.S. Department of Agriculture
(USDA) based on the recommendations of a technical committee of USDA
scientists.

Supplementary Information:

Information for this metadata was taken from the report - Invasive
Species Database, Proceedings of a Workshop, Las Vegas, Nevada,
November 12-13, 1998. U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S.
Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Commerce.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: 24.0   E: -50.0   W: -150.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal Plant and Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine Division
Dataset Title: The Federal Noxious Weeds Database
Dataset Release Date: 1976-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Raleigh, North Carolina
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Data Presentation Form: database
Online Resource: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/ppq/weeds/

Dataset Originator/Creator: United States Department of the Interior
Dataset Title: Invasive Species Databases. Proceedings of a Workshop.
Dataset Release Date: 1998
Dataset Release Place: Silver Spring, Maryland
Dataset Publisher: Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Foundation

Dataset Originator/Creator: Randy G. Westbrooks
Dataset Title: Federal Noxious Weed Inspection Guide - Noxious Weed Inspection System
Dataset Release Date: 1991-01-01
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Location Keywords
ISO Topic Category
Quality Listing of species is made by U.S. Department of Agriculture, based on
recommendations of a technical committee of USDA scientists

Since 1976, 88 individual species have been listed, plus all species
within the parasitic genera Aeginetic, Alectra, and Striga and
nonindigenous species in the genera Cuscuta and Orobanche.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine, U.S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.aphis.usda.gov/ppq/

Data Center Personnel
Name: KENNETH R. LAKIN
Phone: 919-513-2122
Fax: 919-513-1995
Email: kenneth.r.lakin at usda.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
APHIS, Plant Protection and Quarantine
City: Raleigh
Province or State: North Carolina
Postal Code: 27606-5202
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 919-513-2122
Fax: 919-513-1995
Email: kenneth.r.lakin at usda.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
APHIS, Plant Protection and Quarantine
City: Raleigh
Province or State: North Carolina
Postal Code: 27606-5202
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-07-29
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-04-20
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