European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. EPPO pests lists purposes & procedures. European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization.
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Some history…EPPO A1/A2 quarantine pests listChange of international contextEstablishment of Action ListQuestions…What is the purpose of the different lists?How to maintain them?How do NPPOs use the pests lists?
Some background; earlier discussions…- EPPO recommends, NPPO’s decide- EPPO creates an Action list- EPPO maintains an Alert list- EPPO created a list of Invasive Alien Plants
Purpose of the pest lists should reflectthe objectives of the organization!…alert members on phytosanitary risks……help members to assure plant health…And the quality of the EPPO information should be reliable, consistent and scientific based.
‘Documentation’ Pests Lists: - EPPO A1 and A2 lists of pests recommended for regulation as quarantine pests- List on Invasive Alien Plants‘Tools’:- Action list- Alert list
EPPO A1 and A2 lists of pests recommended for regulation as quarantine pests - Purpose- Addition of pests- Deletion of pests- How does it relate to Action list