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Cover for Introduction to plant health and quarantine.

This chapter briefly describes plant health and quarantine as a discipline and as a business, emphasizing the need for quarantine in the midst of risks of pest and weed introduction through trade.

Author(s)
Ebbels, D. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for International phytosanitary controls.

This chapter discusses international phytosanitary activities as governed by agreements under the International Plant Protection Congress, regional plant protection organizations, World Trade Organization General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade, and Convention on Biological Diversity, among other...

Author(s)
Ebbels, D. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest risk analysis.

This chapter provides a general guide to the principles of pest risk analysis (PRA), and mentions some of the problems and difficulties that may be encountered. The applications of geographical information systems (climate mapping, climographs, indices and phenology models) in PRA are briefly...

Author(s)
Ebbels, D. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The European Union plant health regime.

This chapter discusses the plant health and quarantine regulations of the European Union (EU), and provides an overview of the EU plant health regime, and the key EU institutions (EU presidency, European Commission, European Parliament, Permanent Representation, and European Court of Justice)...

Author(s)
Ebbels, D. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Imports and exports.

This chapter provides a detailed description of the phytosanitary requirements and regulations for the export and import of plants and plant products. Information on quarantine pests, regulated non-quarantine pests, unlisted pests and quality pests; import and export regulations; commodities that...

Author(s)
Ebbels, D. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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; ...

Author(s)
Ebbels, D. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Indexing and diagnosis in plant health.

This chapter describes common detection, diagnostic and indexing techniques for plant pests and pathogens (invertebrate pests, fungi, bacteria, phytoplasmas, viruses and viroids). Testing methods used by plant health diagnosticians (visual inspection, electron microscopy, serological techniques,...

Author(s)
Ebbels, D. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Early history of plant health control measures.

This chapter provides an overview of pest and disease control measures from the Second World War (1939-1945) onwards; spread of plant pests in trade; development of international phytosanitary agreements; phytosanitary legislation in the UK in response to outbreaks of the Colorado beetle (...

Author(s)
Ebbels, D. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996806)
Type
Book chapter