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Helianthus annuus seed

Country: Botswana (BW)
Scientific Name:  
Group: Grains / Seeds
End Use: Sowing
NPPO Details:
Chief Plant Protection Officer, Republic of Botswana
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Export Criteria

Criteria Criteria Required?
Import Permit Yes
Phytosanitary Certificate Yes
Additional Declaration/Endorsement Yes
Protocol Market  

General Requirements

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.


Consignments are to be fumigated with an appropriate fumigant at recommended manufacturers requirements 14 days prior to export and consignments are to be treated with an approved fungicide (seed dressing) at recommended manufacturers requirements prior to packaging

The exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the treatment and present it to the department at time of authorisation.

Details of treatment are not to be endorsed on the Phytosanitary certificate in the treatment section.

The original fumigation certificate must accompany the consignment

Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement 5044)
1) The parent plants were inspected during the growing season and found free from Downy mildew (Peronosclerospora spp) and Tobacco ringspot virus.


Import permit dated 10 October 2013

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Initial Uploaded: 29/07/2014
Reviewed Uploaded: 24/04/2020