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Brachiaria brizantha 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, including animal material.

Copy of the Import permit must be presented to the Department of Agriculture Authorised Officer at the time of making the appointment


Consignments are to be fumigated with:

  • Methyl bromide at 48 grm/m3 for 2.5 hours at 21 degrees celsius;


  • Phosphine at 5 grm/m3 for seven days at a temperature above 25 degrees Celsius;


  • Phosphine at 5 grm/m3 for ten days at a temperature between 15 and 25 degrees Celsius;


  • Dusted to excess with an approved fungicide and/or insecticide at recommended manufacturers requirements.

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 12 September 2013

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Initial Uploaded: 29/07/2014
Reviewed Uploaded: 09/10/2020