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Allium spp

Country: United States of America (US)
Scientific Name:  
Group: Nursery stock
End Use: Bulbs / Tubers
NPPO Details:

United States Department of Agriculture, Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection & Quarantine, Maryland

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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.

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 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.

Exporter to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and to present to the Department of Agriculture Authorised Officer at time of inspection.

For plants produced in the land - Endorsement 2828 applies.
Land/soil refers to the loose surface of the e​arth 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 2855 applies.


Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement No 2828)
1) A representative sample of the land in which the plants were grown in was microscopically inspected within 12 months preceding issue of the certificate and found free from Potato cyst nematodes (Globodera rostochiensis and Globodera pallida).


Option 2 (EXDOC Endorsement No 2855)
1) The plants have been grown within a secure environment in a production area that is free of Potato cyst nematodes (Globodera rostochiensis and Globodera pallida), in a soilless growing medium, or in-vitro, and have not been grown in soil nor come into contact with soil.


Import permit dated 12 August 2015

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Initial Uploaded: 20/08/2015
Reviewed Uploaded: 21/08/2015