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Immature Pinus taeda seeds

Establece requisitos de importación para conos cerrados con semillas inmaduras de Pinus taeda, procedentes de Argentina (Import requirements for closed cones containing immature Pinus taeda seeds, from Argentina) Language(s): Spanish Number of pages: 2

1.    The notified text establishes phytosanitary import requirements for closed cones containing immature Pinus taeda seeds, from Argentina:

a.    To enter the country, consignments must be covered by an official phytosanitary certificate issued by the plant health authority of the country of origin, without additional declarations;

b.    The cones must be immature, closed, and free of soil and other plant remains capable of harbouring pests;

c.     Consignments must be transported in new packaging that is closed, resistant to handling, and labelled or marked in accordance with the Agriculture and Livestock Service (SAG) regulations currently in force;

d.    Upon the entry of the material, the laboratory in which the embryo extraction shall take place must be declared. This laboratory must be approved by the SAG Regional Directorate for its area;

e.    The approval of the laboratory shall be carried out through an appropriate report consistent with the purpose of the importation, which must be issued by the SAG of the receiving office. This report must contain the approval of the infrastructure, equipment and plant residue destruction method. It shall also indicate the laboratory's address and the name of the individual in charge who shall act on behalf of the SAG;

f.     Consignments shall be sealed by the SAG at the point of entry and must be stored and transported to the premises of the declared laboratory with due protection in order to retain their phytosanitary certification;

g.    The plant residues resulting from the extraction of embryos from the immature cones must be immediately destroyed by incineration or biological deactivation in an autoclave;

2.    The consignment shall be inspected by the Service, at the point of entry, in order to ensure physical and documentary compliance with phytosanitary requirements for imports. Upon the detection of quarantine pests listed in Resolution No. 3.080 of 2003 and its amendments, or of unlisted pests that are potentially quarantine pests according to the risk assessment, phytosanitary risk management measures may be applied in accordance with the identified risk;

3.    The notified Resolution will enter into effect upon its publication in the Official Journal.