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Grapes

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Country: Myanmar (MM)
Scientific Name: Vitis vinifera
Group: Fruit
End Use: Fresh
NPPO Details:
Plant Protection Division, Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation
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Export Criteria

Criteria Criteria Required?
Import Permit Yes
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.

​Original and certified translation of the import permit must be presented to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.
Grapes must be free from the following Quarantine pest of concern​:
 
  • Ceratitis capitata ( Mediterranean fruit fly)
  • Bactrocera tryoni ( Queensland fruit fly)
  • Brevipalpus californicus (Citrus flat mite)
  • Epiphyas postvittana (Light brown apple moth)

Fruit fly pest free areas (PFAs)

 

The following areas are recognised as pest free areas for Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni) and Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata):

  • Tasmania

AND

  • the Riverland region of South Australia (excluding the Renmark North, Renmark West, Pike River, Pike River West, Loxton, Loxton North (A), Loxton North B, Loxton North C, Waikerie and Paringa suspension areas).

Exporters sourcing fruit from the Riverland must present a State government certificate at the time of inspection which states all fruit was sourced from properties outside the Renmark North, Renmark West, Pike River, Pike River West, Loxton, Loxton North (A), Loxton North B, Loxton North C, Waikerie and Paringa suspension areas. Certificates presented as evidence must be issued after 13 May 2022.


All States and territories of Australia, except Western Australia, are free from Mediterranean fruit fly.

Western Australia is recognised as being free from Queensland fruit fly.

Explanation of the endorsements:

Endorsement 2323:

Applies to consignments that originate from Tasmania or the Riverland (excluding suspension area/s).

Endorsement 2733:

Applies to consignments with fruit sourced from all States (except for Western Australia).

Endorsement 2749:

Applies to consignments with fruit sourced from Western Australia.

Treatment

​Consignments sourced from outside a fruit fly PFA must undergo an appropriate treatment for Queensland fruit fly or Mediterranean fruit fly before export.

Cold Treatment:


Cold treatment must be conducted and completed in Australia prior to loading (on shore).

Cold treatment for Queensland fruit fly (not permitted for fruit sourced from WA):

  • 3 degrees Celsius, or below, for 14 days.

Cold treatment for Mediterranean fruit fly (permitted for fruit sourced from all States):
 
  • 3 degrees Celsius, or below, for 20 days;

OR

  • 2.22 degrees Celsius, or below, for 18 days;

OR

  • 1.67 degrees Celsius, or below, for 16 days;

OR

  • 1.11 degrees Celsius, or below, for 14 days.
 
Methyl bromide fumigation followed by onshore cold treatment:

This combination treatment must be conducted within the same treatment facility prior to export (permitted for fruit sourced from all States). 

The following treatment parameters apply:
 
  • Fumigation with Methyl bromide at 32g/m3 for 2 hours at a pulp temperature of 21 degrees Celsius or above at no more than 50 per cent chamber load, followed by onshore cold treatment at 2.77 degrees Celsius or lower for 4 days;

OR

  • Fumigation with Methyl bromide at 32g/m3 for 2.5 hours at a pulp temperature of 21 degrees Celsius or above at no more than 50 per cent chamber load, followed by onshore cold treatment at 4.44 degrees Celsius or lower for 4 days;

OR

  • Fumigation with methyl bromide at 32g/m3 for 3 hours at a pulp temperature of 21 degrees Celsius or above at no more than 50 per cent chamber load, followed by an onshore cold treatment at 8.33 degrees Celsius or lower for 3 days.


The exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the treatment and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.
​Details of treatment to be endorsed on the phytosanitary certificate in the treatment section.

Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement 2323)
1) The fruit in this consignment was produced in Tasmania or the Riverland which are recognised as free from Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni) and Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata).
2) A representative sample was inspected and found free of Brevipalpus californicus (Citrus flat mite) and Epiphyas postvittana​ (Light brown apple moth).

Option 2 (EXDOC Endorsement 2733)
1) The fruit in this consignment was produced in an area unaffected by Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata).
2) The consignment has been treated with an appropriate disinfestation treatment for Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni).
3)A representative sample was inspected and found free of Brevipalpus californicus (Citrus flat mite) and Epiphyas postvittana​ (Light brown apple moth)​.
 
Option 3 (EXDOC Endorsement 2749)
1) The fruit in this consignment was produced in an area unaffected by Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni).
2) The consignment has been treated with an appropriate disinfestation treatment for Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata).
3) A representative sample was inspected and found free of Brevipalpus californicus (Citrus flat mite) and Epiphyas postvittana​ (Light brown apple moth)​.

Reference

​​Import permit dated 23 January 2018

Latest updates

25/01/2021 - Update to import requirements - update to text related to fruit fly outbreak

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Initial Uploaded: 30/01/2018
Reviewed Uploaded: 13/12/2021