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Standards approved in 2016

Standards approved by EPPO Council in 2016-09

 

At its last session which took place in Paris (2016-09-27/28), the EPPO Council approved the following draft standards. All of them are now in press and will be published in due course in the Bulletin OEPP / EPPO Bulletin. They will also be accessible from this website (see section on 'Standards') and stored in the EPPO Global Database.

 

EPPO Standards PM1 - General Phytosanitary Measures

  • Revision of EPPO Standard PM 1/2 EPPO A1 and A2 Lists of pests recommended for regulation as quarantine pests:

Additions to the A1 List (pests absent from the EPPO region):
Lycorma delicatula
Xanthomonas fuscans
subsp. aurantifolii

Additions to the A2 List (pests locally present in the EPPO region):
Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato and Fusarium euwallaceae
Due to taxonomic changes, Epitrix similaris is replaced by Epitrix papa

 

EPPO Standards PM3 - Phytosanitary procedures

  • Consignment inspections for Xylella fastidiosa (new)
  • Inspection of places of production for Xylella fastidiosa (new)

 

EPPO Standards PM5 - Pest Risk Analysis

  • Guidelines on the phytosanitary measure ‘plants grown under complete physical isolation' (new)

 

EPPO Standards PM7 - Diagnostic protocols for regulated pests

  • Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. allii (new)
  • Acidovorax citrulli (new)
  • DNA barcoding as an identification tool for selected regulated pests (new)
  • Guideline on the authorization of laboratories to perform diagnostic activities for regulated pests (new)

 

EPPO Standards PM9 - National Regulatory Control Systems

  • Baccharis halimifolia (new)
  • Popillia japonica: Procedures for official control (new)
  • Epitrix species damaging potato tubers (new)

 

EPPO Standards PP1 - Efficacy Evaluation of Plant Protection Products

Specific standards

  • Foliar diseases on maize (revision PP 1/272)
  • Helicoverpa armigera on vegetables and ornamentals (new)
  • Ceutorhynchus picitarsis on oilseed rape (new)
  • Nasonovia ribisnigri and other aphids on lettuce (new)

General standards

  • Cleaning of pesticide application equipment – efficacy aspects (new)
  • Evaluation of the influence of tank mix adjuvants on the efficacy of PPP (new)

Extrapolation tables to accompany EPPO Standard PP 1/257 Efficacy and crop safety extrapolations for minor uses (submitted to Council for information)

  • 21 new extrapolation tables to accompany the EPPO Standard PP 1/257 Efficacy and crop safety extrapolations for minor uses have been prepared and added to the EPPO website

 

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