Zea mays seed

Scientific Name
Zea mays seed (Grains / Seeds)

China (CN)

China (CN)

Zea mays seed

Grains / Seeds - Sowing No
NPPO details:
General Administration of Quality, Supervision, Inspection & Quarantine (AQSIQ)
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.

Original and official translation of the Import permit must be presented to the DAFF Authorised Officer at the time of making the appointment.

Exporter to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and to present to the DAFF Authorised Officer at time of inspection

Endorsement 5046: Plant Biosecurity have advised that Cylindrocladium parasiticum , Bacterial wilt of dahlia (Erwinia chrysanthemi), Nematodes (Meloidogyne spp, Radopholus similis, Paratrichodorus spp, Pratylenchus spp and Trichodorus spp), Downy mildew (Peronosclerospora spp), Pink rot (Pyrenochaeta terrestris),  Blast of oil palm (Pythium splendens), Leaf scald of sugarcane (Xanthomonas albilineans) and Sugarcane gumming disease (Xanthomonas axonopodis pv vasculorum) are unlikely to be on export pathway and do not require testing or inspection to determine freedom.


Treatment


Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement No 1126)
1) Pineapple eye rot (Cephalosporium sacchari), Maize chlorotic mottle virus,  Horsenettle (Solanum carolinense), Siam weed (Eupatorium odoratum) and Nematodes (Longidorus spp) are not known to occur in Australia,
2) The crop was inspected during active growth and found free from Cylindrocladium parasiticum, Bacterial wilt of dahlia (Erwinia chrysanthemi), Stem nematode (Ditylenchus dipsaci), Nematodes (Meloidogyne spp, Radopholus similis, Paratrichodorus spp, Pratylenchus spp and Trichodorus spp), Downy mildew (Peronosclerospora spp), Pink rot (Pyrenochaeta terrestris),  Blast of oil palm (Pythium splendens), Leaf scald of sugarcane (Xanthomonas albilineans) and Sugarcane gumming disease (Xanthomonas axonopodis pv vasculorum),
3) A representative sample was found free through laboratory testing of Winter wild oat (Avena sterilis), Russian knapweed (Centaurea repens), Prickly nightshade (Solanum rostratum), Sorghum (Sorghum alnum), Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense), Sandburr (Cenchrus spp), Cocklebur (Xanthium spp) and Croftonweed (Eupatorium adenophorum) ,
4) A representative sample was inspected and found free of Argentine stem weevil (Listronotus bonariensis), White fringed beetle (Naupactus leucoloma), Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica), Sugarcane weevil borer (Rhabdoscelus obscurus) and Red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta).

Option 2  (EXDOC Endorsement No 5046)
1) Pineapple eye rot (Cephalosporium sacchari), Maize chlorotic mottle virus, Horsenettle (Solanum carolinense), Siam weed (Eupatorium odoratum) and Nematodes (Longidorus spp) are not known to occur in Australia,
2) The consignment is free from Cylindrocladium parasiticum, Bacterial wilt of dahlia (Erwinia chrysanthemi), Nematodes (Meloidogyne spp, Radopholus similis, Paratrichodorus spp, Pratylenchus spp and Trichodorus spp), Downy mildew (Peronosclerospora spp), Pink rot (Pyrenochaeta terrestris), Blast of oil palm (Pythium splendens), Leaf scald of sugarcane (Xanthomonas albilineans) and Sugarcane gumming disease (Xanthomonas axonopodis pv vasculorum),
3) A representative sample was found free through laboratory testing of Stem nematode (Ditylenchus dipsaci), Winter wild oat (Avena sterilis), Russian knapweed (Centaurea repens), Prickly nightshade (Solanum rostratum), Sorghum (Sorghum alnum), Johnson grass (Sorghum halepense), Sandburr (Cenchrus spp), Cocklebur (Xanthium spp) and Croftonweed (Eupatorium adenophorum),
4) A representative sample was inspected and found free of Argentine stem weevil (Listronotus bonariensis), White fringed beetle (Naupactus leucoloma), Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica), Sugarcane weevil borer (Rhabdoscelus obscurus) and Red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta).


Reference

Import permit dated 1 April 2013


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