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International Movement of Seeds. Healthy seed is the first step in the production of food, feed and fiber Breeding and increasing is conducted internationally

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International Movement of Seeds

  • Healthy seed is the first step in the production of food, feed and fiber
  • Breeding and increasing is conducted internationally
  • Need for mechanisms that ensure the safe movementof seeds in international trade in order to protect agriculture and the environment and facilitate trade
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Currently variations in:
  • the methods used for assessing the phytosanitary risk associated with seed;
  • phytosanitary import requirements;
  • diagnostic and inspection methodologies; and
  • acceptable risk mitigation measures.
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International Movement of Seeds

  • NAPPO regional standard : Phytosanitary guidelines for the movement of seed
  • Prevent the entry and spread of regulated pests

associated with seeds,

  • Facilitate re-export of seeds from NAPPO countries,
  • Promote the use of harmonized phytosanitary import

requirements, testing/diagnostic protocols, and

phytosanitary certification systems for seed.

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International Movement of Seeds

Appendices/Annexes will be the key

Appendix 1: Pests (Pathogens) considered to be seed

borne and seed transmitted pests

Appendix 2: Recommended import requirements for

seeds and seed Pests

Appendix 3: Recommended seed testing and diagnostic

methods for seed pests

Appendix 4:Recommended seed treatments for

quarantine seed pests