Citrus spp

Scientific Name


Citrus spp (Nursery stock)

China (CN)

China (CN)


Citrus spp

Nursery stock - Plants No
NPPO details:
​General Administration of Quality, Supervision, Inspection & Quarantine (AQSIQ), Peoples Republic of China
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Export Criteria

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

General Requirements

​This ICR applies to Citrus reticulata, Citrus sinensis, Citrus unshiu and Citrus limon only.
Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.
Original and official translation of the Import permit must be presented to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Authorised Officer at the time of making appointment.
Exporter to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and to present to the Department of Agriculture and Water resources Authorised Officer at time of inspection.
Pests and diseases of Quarantine concern are:
  • ​Bactrocera spp 
  • Ceratitis spp ​
  • Termites (Coptotermes spp)​
  • Dacus spp
  • Carob moth (Ectomyelois ceratoniae) 
  • Brulure (Eutypa lata)
  • Garden snail (Helix aspersa)
  • Fullers rose weevil (Pantomorus cervinus) 
  • Twig blight: lilac (Phytophthora syringae)​
  • Passionvine mealybug (Planococcus minor) 
  • Citrus flower moth (Prays citri) 
  • Blast oil of palm (Pythium splendens) 
  • Burrowing nematode (Radopholus similis) 
  • West Indian red scale (Selenaspidus articulatus)
  • Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense)​ 
  • White garden snail (Theba pisana) 
  • Stellate scale (Vinsonia stellifera) and any other quarantine pests stipulated in the laws of the People's Republic of China.


Additional Declaration/Endorsements

​Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement No 771)

1) West Indian red scale (Selenaspidus articulatus) is known not to occur in Australia.
2) A representative sample was inspected and found free of Fruit fly (Bactrocera spp.), Fruit fly (Ceratitis spp.), Fruit fly (Dacus spp.), Termites (Coptotermes spp), Carob moth (Ectomyelois ceratoniae), Garden snail (Helix aspersa), Fullers rose weevil (Pantomorus cervinus), Passionvine mealybug (Planococcus minor), Citrus flower moth (Prays citri), White garden snail (Theba pisana) and Stellate scale (Vinsonia stellifera) and Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense)​.
3)The plants were found free through laboratory testing of Brulure (Eutypa lata), Blast oil of palm (Pythium splendens), Burrowing nematode (Radopholus similis), and Twig blight: lilac (Phytophthora syringae).

Option 2 (EXDOC Endorsement No 810)
1) West Indian red scale (Selenaspidus articulatus) is known not to occur in Australia.
2) A representative sample was inspected and found free of Fruit fly (Bactrocera spp.), Fruit fly (Ceratitis spp.), Fruit fly (Dacus spp.), Termites (Coptotermes spp), Carob moth (Ectomyelois ceratoniae), Garden snail (Helix aspersa), Fullers rose weevil (Pantomorus cervinus), Passionvine mealybug (Planococcus minor), Citrus flower moth (Prays citri), White garden snail (Theba pisana) and Stellate scale (Vinsonia stellifera) and Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense)​.
3) Brulure (Eutypa lata), Blast oil of palm (Pythium splendens), Burrowing nematode (Radopholus similis), and Twig blight: lilac (Phytophthora syringae) are known not to occur in the area of production.


​Import permit dated 4 April 2017

Initial Uploaded: 13/04/2017
Reviewed Uploaded: 18/04/2017