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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 Hygiene and precautionary measures.

This chapter describes good health practice for growers with regard to the following aspects: personnel, sources of planting or propagating material, field crop hygiene, crop hygiene in protected environments, pesticide use, storage and transport, and record keeping, and provides additional hygiene ...

Author(s)
Ebbels, D. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Principles of plant health and quarantine.

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 ...

Author(s)
Ebbels, D. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996806)
Type
Book
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 Operation of national plant protection organizations.

This chapter describes the following aspects of the operation of the national plant protection organization in the UK: legislation, policy making and institutional administration, scientific advice and research, inspection and enforcement, communications, training, equipment and facilities, health...

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 Principles of certification and marketing schemes.

This chapter discusses the principles and implementation of certification and marketing schemes, mainly using seed potatoes as an example. Scheme procedures for vegetatively propagated plants, seed-propagated crops, and potatoes from true seeds are presented.

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