Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS)


State Survey Coordinator: VACANT

Desk: (352) 395-4649

Program Manager: Dr. Leroy Whilby
Bureau Chief - Entomology, Nematology and Plant Pathology
Division of Plant Industry
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Desk: (352) 395-4661
Cell: (352) 256-9167

1911 SW 34th Street
P.O. Box 147100
Gainesville, FL. 32614-7100


The Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey Program is a combined effort by state and federal agricultural agencies to conduct surveillance, detection and monitoring of exotic plant pests of agricultural and natural plant resources and biological control agents. Survey targets include plant diseases, insects, weeds, nematodes and other invertebrate organisms.   

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Above photos and graphics are from the Florida CAPS archives.