Zea mays seed

Scientific Name
Zea mays seed (Grains / Seeds)

Botswana (BW)

Botswana (BW)

Zea mays seed

Grains / Seeds - Sowing No
NPPO details:
Chief Plant Protection Officer, Republic of Botswana
Relevant web addresses:

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.

Copy of the Import permit must be presented to the Department of Agriculture Authorised Officer at the time of making appointment.

Where applicable, exporter to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and to present to the Department of Agriculture Authorised Officer at time of inspection


Treatment

Consignments unable to be certified as per endorsement 5042 or 5043 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.

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 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 No 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 No 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


Initial Uploaded: 29/07/2014
Reviewed Uploaded: 29/05/2015