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Grapes

No
Country: Cook Islands (CK)
Scientific Name: Vitis vinifera
Group: Fruit
End Use: Fresh
NPPO Details:
Ministry of Agriculture, Biosecurity Service, Rarotonga
Relevant Web Addresses:

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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.

Regulated pests and diseases - Risk Group 3 of concern to Cook Islands
 
  • Bactrocera aquilonis
  • Bactrocera bryoniae
  • Bactrocera cucumis - Cucumber fruit fly
  • Bactrocera dorsalis - Oriental fruit fly - Not known to occur in Australia
  • Bactrocera frauenfeldi
  • Bactrocera jarvisi
  • Bactrocera kraussi
  • Bactrocera musae - Banana fruit fly
  • Bactrocera neohumeralis - Lesser Queensland fruit fly
  • Bactrocera tryoni - Queensland fruit fly
  • Ceratitis capitata - Mediterranean fruit fly
  • Atherigona orientalis - Muscid fly
  • Bemesia tabaci
  • Conogethes punctiferalis
  • Dirioxa pornia
  • Globodera spp - Cyst nematode
  • Lamprolonchaea brouniana
  • Phyllogphaga spp
  • Tetranychus kanzawai
  • Thrips palmi
  • Tomato yellow leaf curl virus

Treatment

​​Treatment for Risk Group 3 regulated pests by Methyl bromide fumigation or cold disinfestation treatment.

​Details of treatment to be endorsed on the phytosanitary certificate in the treatment section.

Treatment undertaken in-transit will not be certified on the Phytosanitary certificate in the treatment section.

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

Treatment for Risk Group 3 regulated pests by Methyl bromide fumigation, at a loading of not greater than 50% chamber capacity, at 48 grm/m3 for 3 hours at 15 degrees Celsius or greater.

The Cook Islands allows dosage compensation when fumigation is applied to commodities with core temperature below 21 °C (min 10 °C).​

Cold treatment

Cold treatment may be undertaken onshore or in-transit at:

  • 0 degrees Celsius, or below, for 13 days;

OR

  • 1 degree Celsius (+/- 0.2 degrees Celsius) for 16 days;

OR

  • 1 degree Celsius (+/- 0.6 degrees Celsius) for 16 days.

For onshore cold treatment, the exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the treatment and to present to the Authorised Officer at time of inspection.

Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement 2640)
1) The consignment was inspected in accordance with appropriate official procedures and found to be free from any visually detectable quarantine pests specified by the Cook Islands Ministry of Agriculture Biosecurity Service,
2) The product has undergone onshore cold treatment for RG3 regulated pests.
Option 2 (EXDOC Endorsement 5510)
1) The consignment was inspected in accordance with appropriate official procedures and found to be free from any visually detectable quarantine pests specified by the Cook Islands Ministry of Agriculture Biosecurity Service,
2) The product is subject to in-transit cold treatment for RG3 regulated pests.
 
Option 3 (EXDOC Endorsement 5520)
1) The consignment was inspected in accordance with appropriate official procedures and found to be free from any visually detectable quarantine pests specified by the Cook Islands Ministry of Agriculture Biosecurity Service,
2) The product has been fumigated with Methyl bromide for RG3 regulated pests.

Reference

NPPO correspondence dated 12 October 2018,
Import Health Standard dated 19 December 2018.

Latest updates

 

Initial Uploaded: 18/06/2018
Reviewed Uploaded: 25/08/2020