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Country: Canada (CA)
Scientific Name: Vaccinium spp.
Group: Fruit
End Use: Fresh
NPPO Details:
Canadian Food Inspection Agency, International Phytosanitary Standards Plant Import/Export Division
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Export Criteria

Criteria Criteria Required?
Import Permit No
Phytosanitary Certificate Yes
Additional Declaration/Endorsement Yes
Protocol Market No

General Requirements

Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.

For all fruit varieties Canada has classified the following mite species (Tetranychus kanzawai, Tetranychus truncatus, Tetranychus viennensis) as being quarantinable.

The mite Tetranychus kanzawai is present in Australia and any product found to be infested (or suspected of being infested) with Tetranychus kanzawai must not be certified for export to Canada.

Consignments in which suspect mites are found must be put on hold until the mites have been positively identified by an entomologist.


Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement 1239)
1) A representative sample was inspected and found free of Leafroller caterpillar (Acropolitis rudisana), Light Brown Apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana), Rutherglen bug (Nysius vinitor) and Painted apple moth (Orgyia anartoides).


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Initial Uploaded: 29/07/2014
Reviewed Uploaded: 13/12/2021