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Zea mays seed

No
Country: Botswana (BW)
Scientific Name:  
Group: Grains / Seeds
End Use: Sowing
NPPO Details:
Chief Plant Protection Officer, Republic of Botswana
Relevant Web Addresses:

​http://www.gov.bw/

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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.

Treatment

Explanation of the Endorsements
Endorsement 5042 or 5043
Applies to consignments that are unable to be certified, and are to be fumigated with an appropriate fumigant at recommended manufacturers requirements within two weeks prior to export. The Phytosanitary certificate will be certified with No Additional Declaration.

The exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the treatment and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.

​Details of treatment 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 5042)
1) Philippine downy mildew (Peronosclerospora philippinensis) is not known to occur in Australia,
2) A representative sample was found free through laboratory testing of Southern leaf blight of corn (Cochliobolus heterostrophus).

Option 2 (EXDOC Endorsement 5043)
1) Philippine downy mildew (Peronosclerospora philippinensis) is not known to occur in Australia,
2) Southern leaf blight of corn (Cochliobolus heterostrophus) is known not to occur in the area of production.

Reference

Import permit dated 10 October 2013

Latest updates

 

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