Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.
Seed covered in a fleshy pericarp will not be permitted entry into New Zealand.
MICoR case requirements also apply to Chamaerops spp and Linospadix spp seeds, as well as certain Dypsis spp seeds - see the MPI Plants Biosecurity Index
Zealand requires complete scientific name (genus and species) on the
phytosanitary certificate. The exporter must specify the complete
scientific name (genus and species) when raising a RFP.