Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.A copy of the import permit must be presented to an 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.
Exporter must obtain a non-GMO certificate and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.
If requested, a Declaration and Certificate as to Condition (EX188) may be issued for the consignment if specifically supported from information supplied by Office of Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) and where it is a government requirement of the importing country for Non-GMO certification (refer to import permit/NPPO Notification).Explanation of the endorsements
- Armillaria root rot (Armillaria mellea), Phytophthora ramorum and Brown marmorated sting bug (Halyomorpha halys) are not known to occur in Australia.
- A representative sample was found free of Apple mosaic virus (APMV) and Prunus necrotic ring spot ilarvirus (PNRSV) using ELISA/PCR test.
- A representative sample was found free of Bacterial blight (Xanthomonas campestris), Bacterial canker (Pseudomonas syringae), Verticillum spp and Phytoplasma disease through laboratory tests.
- Inspect pests Hazelnut weevil (Curculio nucum), Wood boring weevil (Aades cultratus), Big bud mite, Filbert bud mite, Hazelnut gall mite, (Phyoptus avellanae), Plum scale, European fruit lecanium scale (Parthenolecaniu corni), Excrescent scale, Wisteria scale (Eulecanium excrescens), and Fruit tree borer (Maroga melanostigma) must be addressed during phytosanitary certificate inspection.
- If evidence of freedom is provided for all the above pests and diseases then treatment with bactericide, fungicide and insecticide is not required.
- Hot water treatment is mandatory for hazelnut scion.