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Oats

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Country: India (IN)
Scientific Name: Avena sativa
Group: Grains / Seeds
End Use: Consumption
NPPO Details:
Directorate of Plant Protection, Quarantine & Storage; Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare
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.

Explanation of the endorsement:
  • All consignments must be free from India's quarantine weed seeds as per schedule Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Import into India) (Tenth Amendment) Order, 2019. The exporter must provide a laboratory analysis certificate attesting to the quarantine weed seeds endorsement and to present to the Authorised Officer at time of inspection.
  • A combination of laboratory analysis, area of production freedom and state freedom certificates for Stem nematode (Ditylenchus dipsaci), Culm rot: cereals (Fusarium culmorum), Foot rot: cereals (Monographella nivalis) and Sharp eye spot of cereals (Ceratobasidium cereale) are to be presented to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.
  • Inspection by an Authorised Officer is required for endorsing freedom from Flat grain beetle (Cryptolestes ferrugineus) and Warehouse beetle (Trogoderma variabile).
  • Updated Quarantine Weed Seed List.

Treatment

Each consignment is to be fumigated with methyl bromide at:
  • 80 grm/m3 for 48 hours at 21 degrees Celsius or above at NAP as per the PQ Order 2003;
OR

The Indian NPPO accepts the following dosage compensation for methyl bromide fumigation applied at temperatures between 11 and 21 degrees Celsius:
  • 88 grm/m3 at 16 - 20 degrees Celsius for 48 hours at NAP;

OR

  • 96 grm/m3 at 11 - 15 degrees Celsius for 48 hours at NAP.
Note: Methyl bromide fumigation is not permitted at temperatures of 10 degrees Celsius or below. Dosage compensation is not permitted for temperatures above 21 degrees Celsius.

The exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the treatment and present it to the department at time of authorisation.

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

Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement 3197)
1) The consignment is free from Stem nematode (Ditylenchus dipsaci), Culm rot: cereals (Fusarium culmorum), Foot rot: cereals (Monographella nivalis) and Sharp eye spot of cereals (Ceratobasidium cereale),
2) The consignment is free from Flat grain beetle (Cryptolestes ferrugineus) and Warehouse beetle (Trogoderma variabile),
3) The consignment is free from quarantine weed seeds,
4) The consignment is free from soil.

Reference

Plant Quarantine (Regulation of Import into India) (Tenth Amendment) Order, 2019.

Latest updates

28/10/2021 - Updated treatment certification requirements as per exporter requirements.

Initial Uploaded: 31/01/2018
Reviewed Uploaded: 13/12/2021