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 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 2855 applies.