Eradication programme against Anthonomus grandis in USA
In the cotton-growing states of USA, an eradication programme is enforced against the cotton boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis - EPPO A1 quarantine pest). Eradication has now been achieved in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. The eradication programme will continue in: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
The situation of A. grandis in USA can be described as: Present: only in some areas (Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas), under eradication.
National Agricultural Pest Information System (NAPIS) web site