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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

National Program 104: Veterinary, Medical, and Urban Entomology
Strategic Vision
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Vision Statement:

 2, 4, 6, 8: Protecting two- and four-legged animals from six- and eight-legged creatures.

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Veterinary, Medical, and Urban Entomology Program is to solve scientific problems and develop new products to protect American livestock, poultry, military personnel, civilians, structures, and households from damage caused by arthropods.

The Components of this Research Program are:

Component 1 Medical Entomology for the Public and the Military

••        Problem Statement 1A: Mosquitoes

••        Problem Statement 1B: Flies

••        Problem Statement 1C: Sand flies

••        Problem Statement 1D: Ticks

••        Problem Statement 1E: Bed bugs

Component 2: Veterinary Entomology

••        Problem Statement 2A: Invasive ticks

••        Problem Statement 2B: Stable flies

••        Problem Statement 2C: House flies

••        Problem Statement 2D: Horn flies

••        Problem Statement 2E: Screwworm flies

••        Problem Statement 2F: Mosquitoes

••        Problem Statement 2G: Biting midges

Component 3: Fire ants and other invasive pest ants

••        Problem Statement 3A: Invasive fire ants

••        Problem Statement 3B: Invasive crazy ants

••        Problem Statement 3C: Other invasive pest ants and climate change

        

 

 


Last Modified: 8/11/2016
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