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Chloris gayana seed

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Country: Argentina (AR)
Scientific Name:  
Group: Grains / Seeds
End Use: Sowing
NPPO Details:
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries, National Service for Sanitation & Agricultural Quality, The Republic of Argentina
Relevant Web Addresses:

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Export Criteria

Criteria Criteria Required?
Import Permit Yes
Phytosanitary Certificate Yes
Additional Declaration/Endorsement Yes
Protocol Market No

General Requirements

Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.

​Original and certified translation of the import permit must be presented to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.

​Where applicable, the exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.

Explanation of the endorsements

Endorsements 5818 and 5819:
  • Freedom from Warehouse beetle (Trogoderma variabile) and Rice moth (Corcyra cephalonica) may be endorsed based on visual inspection by the Authorised Officer.
  • Red witchweed (Striga asiatica) is recognised as not occurring in any Australian states and territories except the Mackay Region of Queensland. Consignments of seed of Australian origin can be endorsed free from Striga asiatica without any evidence presented except for seed sourced from the Mackay Region. Seed sourced from the Mackay Region cannot be exported to Argentina. 
  • For seeds grown and/or inspected in an area in Queensland other than the Mackay Region, if required the place of production details may be entered in the "Additional product description field" section of the EXDOC Request for Permit (RFP) as: THE SEED WAS GROWN IN <PLACE OF PRODUCTION>, <STATE>. There is to be no deviation from this text format. To enable the field on the RFP the exporter must submit a request to the EXDOC Plant Program via  (EXDOCPlantPrograms@agriculture.gov.au).  
Endorsement 5818:
  • A crop inspection report must be provided as evidence of freedom from Mouse-ear hawkweed (Hieracium pilosella), Perennial thistle (Cirsium arvense) and Wild turnip (Brassica tournefortii).


Endorsement 5819:

  • A laboratory analysis certificate must be provided as evidence of freedom from Mouse-ear hawkweed (Hieracium pilosella), Perennial thistle (Cirsium arvense) and Wild turnip (Brassica tournefortii).
  • If required the statement "OFFICIAL LABORATORY ANALYSIS NUMBER (NUMBER) / DATE (DATE)" can be entered in the "Additional product description field" section of the EXDOC Request for Permit (RFP). There is to be no deviation from this text format. To enable the field on the RFP the exporter must submit a request to the EXDOC Plant program via (EXDOCPlantPrograms@agriculture.gov.au).

Treatment

Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement 5818)
1) The consignment is free of Warehouse beetle (Trogoderma variabile) and Rice moth (Corcyra cephalonica),
2) The crop was officially inspected during the growing period and found to be free of Mouse-ear hawkweed (Hieracium pilosella), Perennial thistle (Cirsium arvense) and Wild turnip (Brassica tournefortii),
3) The consignment has been sourced from an area recognised by SENASA as free from Red witchweed (Striga asiatica). Australia is free of Striga asiatica except for the Mackay region in Queensland.

Option 2 (EXDOC Endorsement 5819)
1) The consignment is free of Warehouse beetle (Trogoderma variabile) and Rice moth (Corcyra cephalonica),
2) A representative sample was found free through laboratory testing of Mouse-ear hawkweed (Hieracium pilosella), Perennial thistle (Cirsium arvense) and Wild turnip (Brassica tournefortii),
3) The consignment has been sourced from an area recognised by SENASA as free from Red witchweed (Striga asiatica). Australia is free of Striga asiatica except for the Mackay region in Queensland.

Reference

Import permit dated 18 July 2019 and NPPO advice received via an exporter on 17 December 2020.

Latest updates

06/01/2021 - Update to general requirements - update to explanation of endorsement for place of origin requirements.
18/12/2020 - Update to endorsement details - Updated point 3 of the existing Endorsements based on NPPO advice.

Initial Uploaded: 29/07/2014
Reviewed Uploaded: 06/01/2021