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Survey Supply and Procurement Program

There is continual progress being made in the development of survey supplies. To make certain that we are sourcing the most effective survey supplies, we want to improve product descriptions prior to purchasing. Specifically, we are seeking suggestions to improve the construction or specifications of the products described in documents below. We are not seeking to purchase these products at this time. Providing feedback does constitute an advantage in future solicitations. 

Please send suggested improvements relating to construction or specifications of the supplies listed below to,   Please reference the product name listed below when providing feedback.  

About PPQ’s Survey Supply and Procurement Program (SSPP)
SSPP strives to deliver quality survey products to all PPQ program areas.   

Product Name



Soil Sample Bag A double lined paper bag used to collect and dry soil samples. <<Soil Sample Bag.doc>>
Alpha Pinene Lure An ungelled lure in a bottle dispenser specifically targeting Tomicus piniperda - Pine Shoot Beetle. <<Forest Trapping.docx>>
Alpha Pinene UHR Lure A polysleeve dispenser designed to target pine pests.
<<Forest Trapping.docx>>
Ips - 3 component A lure targeting Ips species and related bark beetles
<<Forest Trapping.docx>>
Jackson Traps and Parts A Jackson trap is used in multiple PPQ programs and is a paper board trap with a sticky liner. <<Jackson Traps and Parts.docx>>
Methyl Eugenol and Cuelure (Liquid) Semiochemicals used the detection of various Fruit Flies. <<ME and Cue Lure -liquid.docx>>
Methyl Eugenol and Cuelure (Solid) Semiochemical loaded dispenser used the detection of various Fruit Flies. <<ME and CL Solid.docx>>
Torula Yeast Pellets
Used in the detection of various Fruit Flies. <<Torula Yeast Pellets.doc>>
Tri Med Lure Plug Semiochemical loaded plug used for the detection of certain Fruit Flies. <<Trimedlure Plugs.docx>>


Survey Supply and Procurement Program
John Crowe
National Survey Supply Coordinator
Phone: 301-851-2108

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