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  • 06 - Lebende Pflanzen und Waren des Blumenhandels
  • 07 - Gemüse, Pflanzen, Wurzeln und Knollen
  • 08 - Geniessbare Früchte; Schalen von Zitrusfrüchten oder von Melonen
  • 44 - Holz, Holzkohle und Holzwaren

Numerous positions under chapters 6 (Live trees and other plants), 7 (Edible vegetables), 8 (Edible fruit) and 44 (Wood and articles of wood)

Commission Implementing Decision amending Annexes I to V to Council Directive 2000/29/EC on protective measures against the introduction into the Community of organisms harmful to plants or plant products and against their spread within the Community.

This text introduces amendments to the Annexes of the EU Plant Health Directive (Council Directive 2000/29/EC) listing the EU regulated harmful organisms (quarantine plant pests) as well as to the Annexes laying down provisions for the introduction into, and movement within, the Union of plants, plant products and other objects.

Import requirements for plants or plant products of the following plant orders/families/genera/species are introduced or are amended:

Amelanchier Medik.; Aronia Medik.; Begonia L.; Capsicum (L.); Choisya Kunth; Citrus L.; Cotoneaster Medik.; Crataegus L.; Cydonia Mill.; Dipladenia A.DC.; Ficus L.; Fortunella Swingle; Hibiscus L.; Mandevilla Lindl.; Malus Mill; Microcitrus Swingle; Murraya J. Koenig ex L.; Naringi Adans.; Nerium oleander L.; Pinus L.; Platanus L.; Poncirus Raf.; Punica granatum L.; Prunus L.; Pyracantha M. Roem.; Pyrus L.; Solanum lycopersicum L.; Solanum melongena L.; Sorbus L.; Swinglea Merr. and Palmae, intended for planting, having a diameter of the stem at the base of over 5 cm and belonging to the following taxa: Areca catechu L., Arenga pinnata (Wurmb) Merr., Bismarckia Hildebr. & H.Wendl., Borassus flabellifer L., Brahea Mart., Butia Becc., Calamus merrillii Becc., Caryota maxima Blume, Caryota cumingii Lodd. ex Mart., Chamaerops L., Cocos nucifera L., Copernicia Mart., Corypha utan Lam., Elaeis guineensis Jacq., Howea forsteriana Becc., Jubaea Kunth, Livistona R. Br., Metroxylon sagu Rottb., Phoenix L., Pritchardia Seem. & H.Wendl., Ravenea rivularis Jum. & H.Perrier, Roystonea regia (Kunth) O. F. Cook, Sabal Adans., Syagrus Mart., Trachycarpus H. Wendl., Trithrinax Mart., Washingtonia Raf.

Further modifications of import requirements concern the following general classes of plants and plant products: plants intended for planting, plants with roots; plants of herbaceous species, wood, wood packaging material and fruits and vegetables.

The following harmful organisms are added to the list of EU quarantine pests: Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc.); Keiferia lycopersicella (Walsingham); Saperda candida Fabricius; Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Meyrick); Thaumetopoea pityocampa Denis & Schiffermüller.