Grains / Seeds
Ministry of Agriculture and Food
Consignment are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material. Following pests are not known to occur in Australia. Freedom from these pests may be endorsed without citing an evidence:
Freedom from the following pest may be endorsed on the phytosanitary certificate using visual inspection by the authorised officer:
- Great ragweed (Ambrosia trifida),
- White morning-glory (Ipomoea lacunose),
- Horse nettle (Solanum сarolinense),
- Cutleaf nightshade and small nightshade (Solanum triflorum),
- Texas blueweed and yerba parda (Helianthus ciliaris).
Freedom from the following pests may be endorsed on the phytosanitary certificate by exporter providing a combination of laboratory analysis certificate, state freedom or area of production or crop inspection report:
- Western ragweed (Ambrosia psilostachya),
- Common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia),
- Poverty weed (Iva axillaris),
- Russian knapweed (Acroptilon repens),
- Ivy-leaved morning glory (Ipomoea hederacea),
- Buffalobur Nightshade or Buffalo Burr (Solanum rostratum),
- Silverleaf nightshade (Solanum elaeagnifolium),
- Hairy beggarticks (Bidens pilosa),
- Spiny burr grass (Cenchrus longispinus).
- Dodder range (Cuscuta spp.),
- Witchweed (Striga spp.),
- Bacterial leaf blight of rice (Xanthomonas oryzae pv oryzae),
- Bacterial leaf streak of rice (Xanthomonas oryzae pv oryzicola).
Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement 5536)
1) The Oryza spp seeds are free of quarantine pests stipulated in the Common Rules No.157 approved by the Council of Eurasian Economical Commission on 30 November 2016.
Eurasian Economic Commission Council Decision No 157 verified 9 July