Plants, plant products and other regulated articles
The draft amendments of the "Quarantine Requirements for the Importation of Plants or Plant Products" and the "Quarantine Requirements for Wood Packaging Material used in Imported Commodity". Language(s): English. Number of pages: 8
1. According to pest risk assessment results, the "Quarantine Requirements for the Importation of Plants or Plant Products" are revised as follows:
a. Regulated plant parts or infected areas of subparagraphs 37, 38, and 39, paragraph 1, Part B (Pseudomonas syringae syringae, Xylella fastidiosa, and Arabis mosaic virus) are revised;
b. The quarantine requirements for host plants or plant products of Fig mosaic virus, Impatiens necrotic spot virus, Orchid fleck virus from infected areas are listed as the draft amendments of subparagraphs 50 to 52;
c. In paragraph 10, Part B, two insects (Contarinia maculipennis, Pseudaulacaspis dendrobii), two weeds (Muhlenbergia capillaris, M. reverchonii) are added, one virus (Impatiens necrotic spot virus, Tospovirus) is removed and Didymella ligulicola is changed to Stagonosporopsis chrysanthemi (anamorph: Didymella ligulicola).
2. Two new wood packaging material (WPM) treatment methods in accordance with International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures No. 15 (ISPM 15) and example of the specified mark of those new methods are added to the "Quarantine Requirements for Wood Packaging Material used in Imported Commodity".