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Country: United States of America (US)
Scientific Name:  
Group: Nursery stock
End Use: Plants
NPPO Details:
Plant Protection and Quarantine, Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Relevant Web Addresses:

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Export Criteria

Criteria Criteria Required?
Import Permit Yes
Phytosanitary Certificate Yes
Additional Declaration/Endorsement Yes
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.

Consignments are to be free from foreign matter or debris, prohibited plants, noxious weed seeds, and living organisms such as parasitic plants, pathogens, insects, snails and mites.
Material found to be co-mingled with prohibited or infested material will be subject to the same action as the prohibited or infested material (ie: re-export, destruction, etc)

The exporter /importer is responsible for ensuring that plant material imported into the USA complies with all applicable requirements stated in Title 7 Code of Federal Regulations Part 319.37

All consignments must be bare rooted

For plants produced in the land - Endorsement 1691 applies.
Land/soil refers to the loose surface of the earth in which plants, trees, and shrubs grow, in most cases consisting of disintegrated rock with an admixture of organic material and soluble salts.
For plants grown in a variety of growing media, that is free from soil - Endorsement 2548 applies.

Exporter to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and to present to the DAFF authorised officer at time of inspection

ICR applies to:

Chlorella spp Cyclotella spp Nannochlorella spp
Nannochloris spp Picochloris spp Nannochloropsis spp



Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement No 1691)
1) Golden cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) is not known to occur in Australia,
2) A representative sample of the land in which the plants were grown was microscopically inspected and found free from Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis).

Option 2 (EXDOC Endorsement No 2548)
1) Golden cyst nematode (Globodera pallida) is not known to occur in Australia,
2) The plants have been grown within a secure environment in a production area that is free of Potato cyst nematode (Globodera rostochiensis), in a soilless growing medium and have not been grown in soil nor come into contact with soil.


NPPO import permit dated 1 May 2013

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Initial Uploaded: 29/07/2014
Reviewed Uploaded: 16/11/2021