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Pennisetum spp seed

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


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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.


Explanation of the Endorsements
Endorsement 796
Applies to consignments that are unable to be certified, and are to be treated with a appropriate fungicide (seed dressing) at recommended manufacturers requirements prior to packaging.

The Phytosanitary certificate will be certified with No Additional Declaration.

Consignments are to be fumigated with an appropriate fumigant at recommended manufacturers requirements 14 days prior to export

Exporter to provide evidence attesting to the treatment and to present to the Department of Agriculture Authorised Officer at time of inspection
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 796)
1) Philippine downy mildew (Peronosclerospora philippinensis) is not known to occur in Australia.


Import permit dated 10 October 2013

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