• Brown Marmorated Stinkbug
    The brown marmorated stinkbug is a newly arrived agricultural pest and home invader in Minnesota.

Welcome to the Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center (MITPPC) website. This portal will provide interested stakeholders current information about the University of Minnesota's terrestrial invasive species research efforts. This site also functions as the information conduit for University of Minnesota faculty interested in securing funds for research in this multi-disciplinary field. 

The MITPPC fact sheet provides an overview of the Center's activities and capabilities during its first year of operation. 

MITPPC is awarded an IonE mini-grant to study the relationships between soybean aphid and prairie butterflies