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Desmanthus virgatus 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.

Import permits may request freedom from soil. If so, a laboratory analysis certificate for presence of soil must be presented to the Authorised Officer at time of inspection. The soil content must be below or match the tolerance indicated in the Guideline: Inspection of prescribed grain and plant products for export (Attachment 2) of 0.2% by weight. The certificate must be attached to the phytosanitary certificate. If no specific requirement for freedom from soil is listed on the import permit, no laboratory analysis certificate for presence of soil is required.

Explanation of the endorsements

Authorised Officer visual inspection of a representative sample is required for endorsing freedom from Warehouse beetle (Trogoderma variable) for all endorsements.

Endorsement 712:
  • An area freedom certificate issued by a state government is required to endorse freedom from Perennial thistle (Cirsium arvense).
Endorsement 714:
  • A laboratory analysis certificate is required to endorse freedom from Perennial thistle (Cirsium arvense).
  • 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).
Endorsement 715:
  • A crop inspection certificate is required to endorse freedom from Perennial thistle (Cirsium arvense).
​Where applicable, the exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.

Treatment

Additional Declaration/Endorsements

​Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement 712)
1) The consignment is free of Warehouse beetle (Trogoderma variable),
2) Perennial thistle (Cirsium arvense) is known not to occur in the area of production.

Option 2 (EXDOC Endorsement 714)
1) The consignment is free of Warehouse beetle (Trogoderma variable),
2) The consignment was found to be free by official laboratory testing of Perennial thistle (Cirsium arvense).

Option 3 (EXDOC Endorsement 715)
1) The consignment is free of Warehouse beetle (Trogoderma variable),
2) The crop was officially inspected during the growing period and found to be free of Perennial thistle (Cirsium arvense).

Reference

Import permits dated 28 May 2019, 23 July 2021.

Latest updates

29/07/2021 - Added requirements for soil freedom based on NPPO requirements.

Initial Uploaded: 31/01/2017
Reviewed Uploaded: 29/07/2021