Early Detection and Rapid Response is a concept to identify potential invasive species prior to or just as the establishment of the invasive is taking place. An Integrated Pest Management plan can be developed to manage, contain and eradicate the invasive species before it can spread further. This will avoid costly, long-term control efforts.
A potential invasive species that has been found in western Nebraska is Dalmatian toadflax. This perennial herb has been identified in parts of Nebraska, mostly in the Panhandle counties bordering Colorado, South Dakota and Wyoming. Dalmatian toadflax is either a state or a local noxious weed in Colorado, South Dakota, Wyoming and other western states.
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