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Principles of plant health and quarantine.

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This book is an introductory text on the principles of plant health and quarantine and is aimed at plant health administrators and inspectors as well as students and scientists. Topics covered include the history of plant health controls, current international phytosanitary regimes, notes on import and export controls, eradication and containment, certification and marketing schemes, indexing and...

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Chapter 7 (Page no: 114)

Eradication and containment.

This chapter describes in detail the activities involved in the eradication and containment of quarantine pests. The following aspects of phytosanitation are covered: detection; import interceptions; notification of non-compliance and emergency action to be taken; immediate action on interceptions; action on outbreaks (pesticides and fumigation, biological control, and use of resistant varieties); and international campaigns against migratory plant pests.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction to plant health and quarantine. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 9) Early history of plant health control measures. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 29) International phytosanitary controls. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 48) The European Union plant health regime. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 70) Operation of national plant protection organizations. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 88) Imports and exports. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 143) Principles of certification and marketing schemes. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 171) International certification and marketing schemes. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 183) Indexing and diagnosis in plant health. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 212) Pest risk analysis. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 228) Hygiene and precautionary measures. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.