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Axonopus compressus seed

Country: Papua New Guinea (PG)
Scientific Name:  
Group: Grains / Seeds
End Use: Sowing
NPPO Details:
National Agriculture Quarantine and Inspection Authority (NAQIA)

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Export Criteria

Criteria Criteria Required?
Import Permit Yes
Phytosanitary Certificate Yes
Additional Declaration/Endorsement No
Protocol Market  

General Requirements

Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.

A copy of the import permit must be presented to an Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.


Seed must be treated (dusted to excess) with a fungicide and /or insecticide at manufacturers recommended rate.

  • Consignments must undergo fumigation with methyl bromide at 48g/m3 for 2.5 hours at 21 degrees celsius or above.


  • Fumigated with Phosphine at 5g/m3 for seven (7) days at temperatures above 25 degrees celsius or ten (10) days at temperatures between 15 - 25 degrees celsius.
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


Import permit dated 7 February 2012

Latest updates

Initial Uploaded: 29/07/2014
Reviewed Uploaded: 18/03/2021