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Commission Implementing Directive 2014/98/EU of 15 October 2014 implementing Council Directive 2008/90/EC as regards specific requirements for the genus and species of fruit plants referred to in Annex I thereto, specific requirements to be met by suppliers and detailed rules concerning official inspections

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ANNEX ILIST OF PESTS FOR THE PRESENCE OF WHICH VISUAL INSPECTION, AND, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, SAMPLING AND TESTING, ARE REQUIRED

PART A List of pests freedom, or practical freedom from which, is required pursuant to Articles 9(1), Article 10(1), Article 16(1), Article 21(1) and Article 26(1)

Genus or speciesPests
Castanea sativa Mill.

Fungi

Mycosphaerella maculiformis

Phytophthora cambivora

Phytophthora cinnamomi

Virus like disease

Chestnut mosaic virus (ChMV)

Citrus L., Fortunella Swingle, Poncirus Raf.

Insects

Aleurotrixus floccosus

Parabemisia myricae

Nematodes

Pratylenchus vulnus

Tylenchus semi-penetrans

Fungi

Phytophthora citrophtora

Phytophthora parasitica

Corylus avellana L.

Mites

Phytoptus avellanae

Fungi

Armillariella mellea

Verticillium dahliae

Verticillium albo-atrum

Bacteria

Xanthomonas arboricola pv. corylina

Pseudomonas avellanae

Cydonia oblonga Mill., Malus Mill. and Pyrus L.

Insects

Eriosoma lanigerum

Psylla spp.

Nematodes

Meloidogyne hapla

Meloidogyne javanica

Pratylenchus penetrans

Pratylenchus vulnus

Fungi

Armillariella mellea

Chondrostereum purpureum

Glomerella cingulata

Pezicula alba

Pezicula malicorticis

Nectria galligena

Phytophthora cactorum

Roessleria pallida

Verticillium dahliae

Verticillium albo-atrum

Bacteria

Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae

Viruses

Other than those listed in Annex II

Ficus carica L.

Insects

Ceroplastes rusci

Nematodes

Heterodera fici

Meloidogyne arenaria

Meloidogyne incognita

Meloidogyne javanica

Pratylenchus penetrans

Pratylenchus vulnus

Fungi

Armillaria mellea

Bacteria

Phytomonas fici

Virus-like diseases

Fig mosaic disease

Juglans regia L.

Insects

Epidiaspis leperii

Pseudaulacaspis pentagona

Quadraspidiotus perniciosus

Fungi

Armillariella mellea

Nectria galligena

Chondrostereum purpureum

Phytophthora cactorum

Bacteria

Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Xanthomonas arboricola pv. Juglandi

Olea europaea L.

Nematodes

Meloidogyne arenaria

Meloidogyne incognita

Meloidogyne javanica

Pratylenchus vulnus

Bacteria

Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. savastanoi

Virus-like diseases

Leaf yellowing complex disease 3

Pistacia vera L.

Nematodes

Pratylenchus penetrans

Pratylenchus vulnus

Fungi

Phytophthora cryptogea

Phytophthora cambivora

Rosellinia necatrix

Verticillium dahliae

Prunus amygdalus, P. armeniaca, P. domestica, P. persica and P. salicina

Insects

Pseudaulacaspis pentagona

Quadraspidiotus perniciosus

Nematodes

Meloidogyne arenaria

Meloidogyne javanica

Meloidogyne incognita

Pratylenchus penetrans

Pratylenchus vulnus

Fungi

Phytophthora cactorum

Verticillium dahliae

Bacteria

Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Pseudomonas syringae pv. morsprunorum

Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae (on P. armeniaca)

Pseudomonas viridiflava (on P. armeniaca)

Prunus avium, P. cerasus

Insects

Quadraspidiotus perniciosus

Nematodes

Meloidogyne arenaria

Meloidogyne javanica

Meloidogyne incognita

Pratylenchus penetrans

Pratylenchus vulnus

Fungi

Phytophthora cactorum

Bacteria

Agrobacterium tumefaciens

Pseudomonas syringae pv. morsprunorum

Ribes L.

Insects and mites

Dasyneura tetensi

Ditylenchus dipsaci

Pseudaulacaspis pentagona

Quadraspidiotus perniciosus

Tetranycus urticae

Cecidophyopsis ribis

Fungi

Sphaerotheca mors-uvae

Microsphaera grossulariae

Diaporthe strumella (Phomopsis ribicola)

Rubus L.

Fungi

Peronospora rubi

PART B List of pests freedom or practical freedom from which is required, or whose presence is restricted by tolerance levels, pursuant to Article 9(1), Article 10(1), Article 16(1), Article 21(1) and Article 26(1)

Pests per genera and speciesTolerance levels (%)
Pre-basicBasicCertified
Fragaria L.
Insects and mites
Chaetosiphon fragaefoliae00,51
Phytonemus pallidus000,1
Nematodes
Aphelenchoides fragariae001
Ditylenchus dipsaci00,51
Meloidogyne hapla00,51
Pratylenchus vulnus011
Fungi
Rhizoctonia fragariae001
Podosphaera aphanis (Wallroth) Braun & Takamatsu00,51
Verticillium albo-atrum00,22
Verticillium dahliae00,22
Bacteria
Candidatus Phlomobacter fragariae001
Viruses
Strawberry mottle virus (SMoV)00,12
Phytoplasma diseases001
Aster yellow phytoplasma00,21
Multiplier disease00,10,5
Stolbur as strawberry lethal decline00,21
Strawberry green petal phytoplasmas001
Phytoplasma fragariae001
Ribes L.
Nematodes
Aphelenchoides ritzemabosi00,050,5
Viruses
Aucuba mosaic and blackcurrant yellows combined00,050,5
Vein clearing and vein net of blackcurrant, Gooseberry vein banding00,050,5
Rubus L.
Insects
Resseliella theobaldi000,5
Bacteria
Agrobacterium spp.00,11
Rhodococcus fascians00,11
Viruses
Apple mosaic virus (ApMV), Black raspberry necrosis virus (BRNV), Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV), Raspberry leaf mottle (RLMV), Raspberry leaf spot (RLSV), Raspberry vein chlorosis virus (RVCV), Rubus yellow net virus (RYNV)000,5
Vaccinium L.
Fungi
Exobasidium vaccinii var. vaccinii00,51
Godronia cassandrae (anamorph Topospora myrtilli)00,10,5
Bacteria
Agrobacterium tumefaciens000,5
Viruses000,5

ANNEX IIList of pests for the presence of which visual inspection, and, in particular cases, sampling and testing are required pursuant to Article 9(2) and (4), Article 10(1), Article 16(1), Article 21(1) and Article 26(1) and (4)

Genus or speciesPests
Citrus L., Fortunella Swingle and Poncirus Raf.

Viruses

Citrus variegation virus (CVV)

Citrus psorosis virus (CPsV)

Citrus leaf Blotch virus (CLBV)

Virus-like diseases

Impietratura

Cristacortis

Viroids

Citrus exocortis viroid (CEVd)

Hop stunt viroid (HSVd) Cachexia variant

Corylus avellana L.

Viruses

Apple mosaic virus (ApMV)

Phytoplasmas

Hazelnut maculatura lineare phytoplasma

Cydonia oblonga Mill. and Pyrus L.

Viruses

Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus (ACLSV)

Apple stem-grooving virus (ASGV)

Apple stem-pitting virus (ASPV)

Virus-like diseases

Bark split, bark necrosis

Rough bark

Rubbery wood, quince yellow blotch

Viroids

Pear blister canker viroid (PBCVd)

Fragaria L.

Nematodes

Aphelenchoides blastoforus

Aphelenchoides fragariae

Aphelenchoides ritzemabosi

Ditylenchus dipsaci

Fungi

Phytophthora cactorum

Colletotrichum acutatum

Viruses

Strawberry mottle virus (SMoV)

Juglans regia L.

Viruses

Cherry leaf roll virus (CLRV)

Malus Mill.

Viruses

Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus (ACLSV)

Apple mosaic virus (ApMV)

Apple stem-grooving virus (ASGV)

Apple stem-pitting virus (ASPV)

Virus-like diseases

Rubbery wood, flat limb

Horseshoe wound

Fruit disorders: chat fruit, green crinkle, bumpy fruit of Ben Davis, rough skin, star crack, russet ring, russet wart

Viroids

Apple scar skin viroid (ASSVd)

Apple dimple fruit viroid (ADFVd)

Olea europaea L.

Fungi

Verticillium dahliae

Viruses

Arabis mosaic virus (ArMV)

Cherry leaf roll virus (CLRV)

Strawberry latent ringspot virus (SLRV)

Prunus amygdalus Batsch

Viruses

Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus (ACLSV)

Apple mosaic virus (ApMV)

Prune dwarf virus (PDV)

Prunus necrotic ringspot virus (PNRSV)

Prunus armeniaca L.

Viruses

Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus (ACLSV)

Apple mosaic virus (ApMV)

Apricot latent virus (ApLV)

Prune dwarf virus (PDV)

Prunus necrotic ringspot virus (PNRSV)

Prunus avium and P. cerasus

Viruses

Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus (ACLSV)

Apple mosaic virus (ApMV)

Arabis mosaic virus (ArMV)

Cherry green ring mottle virus (CGRMV)

Cherry leaf roll virus (CLRV)

Cherry necrotic rusty mottle virus (CNRMV)

Little cherry virus 1 and 2 (LChV1, LChV2)

Cherry mottle leaf virus (ChMLV)

Prune dwarf virus (PDV)

Prunus necrotic ringspot virus (PNRSV)

Raspberry ringspot virus (RpRSV)

Strawberry latent ringspot virus (SLRSV)

Tomato black ring nepovirus (TBRV)

Prunus domestica and P. salicina

Viruses

Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus (ACLSV)

Apple mosaic virus (ApMV)

Myrobalan latent ringspot virus (MLRSV)

Prune dwarf virus (PDV)

Prunus necrotic ringspot virus (PNRSV)

Prunus persica

Viruses

Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus (ACLSV)

Apple mosaic virus (ApMV)

Apricot latent virus (ApLV)

Prune dwarf virus (PDV)

Prunus necrotic ringspot virus (PNRSV)

Strawberry latent ringspot virus (SLRSV)

Viroids

Peach latent mosaic viroid (PLMVd)

Ribes L.

Viruses

as appropriate for the species concerned

Arabis mosaic virus (ArMV)

Blackcurrant reversion virus (BRV)

Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV)

Gooseberry vein banding associated viruses (GVBaV)

Strawberry latent ringspot virus (SLRSV)

Raspberry ringspot virus (RpRSV)

Rubus L.

Fungi

Phytophthora spp. infecting Rubus

Viruses

as appropriate for the species concerned

Apple mosaic virus (ApMV)

Black raspberry necrosis virus (BRNV)

Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV)

Raspberry leaf mottle (RLMV)

Raspberry leaf spot (RLSV)

Raspberry vein chlorosis virus (RVCV)

Rubus yellow net virus (RYNV)

Raspberry bushy dwarf virus (RBDV)

Phytoplasmas

Rubus stunt phytoplasma

Virus like-diseases

Raspberry yellow spot

Vaccinium L.

Viruses

Blueberry shoestring virus (BSSV)

Blueberry red ringspot virus (BRRV)

Blueberry scorch virus (BlScV)

Blueberry shock virus (BlShV)

Phytoplasmas

Blueberry stunt phytoplasma

Blueberry witches' broom phytoplasma

Cranberry false blossom phytoplasma

Virus like diseases

Blueberry mosaic agent

Cranberry ringspot agent

ANNEX IIIList of pests whose presence in soil is governed by Article 11(1) and (2), Article 17(1) and (2), and Article 22(1) and (2)

Genus or speciesSpecific pests
Fragaria L.

Nematodes

Longidorus attenuatus

Longidorus elongatus

Longidorus macrosoma

Xiphinema diversicaudatum

Juglans regia L.

Nematodes

Xiphinema diversicaudatum

Olea europaea L.

Nematodes

Xiphinema diversicaudatum

Pistacia vera L.

Nematodes

Xiphinema index

Prunus avium and P. cerasus

Nematodes

Longidorus attenuatus

Longidorus elongatus

Longidorus macrosoma

Xiphinema diversicaudatum

P. domestica, P. persica and P. salicina

Nematodes

Longidorus attenuatus

Longidorus elongatus

Xiphinema diversicaudatum

Ribes L.

Nematodes

Longidorus elongatus

Longidorus macrosoma

Xiphinema diversicaudatum

Rubus L.

Nematodes

Longidorus attenuatus

Longidorus elongatus

Longidorus macrosoma

Xiphinema diversicaudatum

ANNEX IVRequirements concerning visual inspection, sampling and testing per genera or species and category pursuant to Article 10(2), Article 16(2), Article 21(2) and Article 26(2)

Castanea sativa Mill.

All categories

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I.

Citrus L., Fortunella Swingle and Poncirus Raf.

Pre-basic category

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out twice a year.

Sampling and testing

Each pre-basic mother plant shall be sampled and tested six years after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and with subsequent intervals of six years concerning the presence of pests listed in Annex II, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in part A of Annex I.

Basic category

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

Sampling and testing

A representative portion of basic mother plants shall be sampled and tested every six years on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II.

Certified and CAC categories

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II.

Corylus avellana L.

All categories

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II.

Cydonia oblonga Mill., Malus Mill., Pyrus L.

All categories

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

Pre-basic category

Sampling and testing

Each pre-basic mother plant shall be sampled and tested 15 years after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and with subsequent intervals of 15 years concerning the presence of pests other than virus-like diseases and viroids listed in Annex II, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in part A of Annex I.

Basic category

Sampling and testing

A representative portion of basic mother plants shall be sampled and tested every 15 years on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants concerning the presence of pests other than virus-like diseases and viroids listed in Annex II, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in part A of Annex I.

Certified category

Sampling and testing

A representative portion of certified mother plants shall be sampled and tested every 15 years on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants concerning the presence of pests other than virus-like diseases and viroids listed in Annex II, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I.

Certified fruit plants shall be sampled and tested in case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II.

CAC category

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II.

Ficus carica L.

All categories

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I.

Fragaria L.

All categories

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out twice a year during the growing season.

For plants and material produced by micropropagationwhich is maintained for a period shorter than three months, only one inspection during this period is necessary.

Pre-basic category

Sampling and testing

Each pre-basic mother plant shall be sampled and tested one year after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and with subsequent intervals of one year concerning the presence of pests listed in Annex II, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part B of Annex I.

Basic, certified and CAC categories

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in part B of Annex I and Annex II.

Juglans regia L.

All categories

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

Pre-basic category

Sampling and testing

Each flowering pre-basic mother plant shall be sampled and tested one year after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and with subsequent intervals of one year concerning the presence of pests listed in Annex II, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I.

Basic category

Sampling and testing

A representative portion of basic mother plants shall be sampled and tested every year on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II.

Certified category

Sampling and testing

A representative portion of certified mother plants shall be sampled and tested every three years on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II.

Certified fruit plants shall be sampled and tested in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II.

CAC category

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II.

Olea europaea L.

All categories

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

Pre-basic category

Sampling and testing

Each pre-basic mother plant shall be sampled and tested 10 years after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and with subsequent intervals of 10 years concerning the presence of pests listed in Annex II, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I.

Basic category

Sampling and testing

A representative portion of basic mother plants shall be sampled in order to have all plants tested within an interval of 30 years on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II.

Certified category

Sampling and testing

In the case of mother plants used for the production of seeds (hereinafter: ‘seed mother plants’), a representative portion of those seed mother plants shall be sampled in order to have all plants tested within an interval of 40 years on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II. In the case of mother plants other than seed mother plants, a representative portion of those plants shall be sampled in order to have all plants tested within an interval of 30 years on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II.

CAC category

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II.

Pistacia vera L.

All categories

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I.

Prunus amygdalus, P. armeniaca, P. domestica, P. persica and P. salicina

All categories

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

Pre-basic category

Sampling and testing

Each flowering pre-basic mother plant shall be sampled and tested for PDV and PNRSV one year after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and with subsequent intervals of one year. Each tree planted intentionally for pollination and, where appropriate, the major pollinating trees in the environment shall be sampled and tested for PDV and PNRSV.

In the case of P. persica, each flowering pre-basic mother plant shall be sampled one year after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plantand tested for PLMVd.

Each pre-basic mother plant shall be sampled 10 years after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant, and with subsequent intervals of 10 years, and tested for viruses, other than PDV and PNRSV, relevant for the species as listed in Annex II, and tested in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I.

Basic category

Sampling and testing

A representative portion of flowering basic mother plants shall be sampled every year and tested for PDV and PNRSV on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants. A representative portion of trees planted intentionally for pollination and, where appropriate, the major pollinating trees in the environment shall be sampled and tested for PDV and PNRSV on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

In the case of P. persica, a representative portion of flowering basic mother plants shall be sampled once a year and tested for PLMVd on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

A representative portion of non-flowering basic mother plants shall be sampled every three years and tested for PDV and PNRSV on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

A representative portion of basic mother plants shall be sampled every 10 years and tested for pests, other than PDV and PNRSV, relevant for the species as listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

Certified category

Sampling and testing

A representative portion of flowering certified mother plants shall be sampled every year and tested for PDV and PNRSV on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants. A representative portion of trees planted intentionally for pollination and, where appropriate, the major pollinating trees in the environment shall be sampled and tested for PDV and PNRSV on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

In the case of P. persica, a representative portion of flowering certified mother plants shall be sampled once a year and tested for PLMVd on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

A representative portion of non-flowering certified mother plants shall be sampled every three years and tested for PDV and PNRSV on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

A representative portion of certified mother plants shall be sampled every 15 years and tested for pests, other than PDV and PNRSV, relevant for the species as listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

CAC category

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II.

Prunus avium and P. cerasus

All categories

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

Pre-basic category

Sampling and testing

Each flowering pre-basic mother plant shall be sampled and tested for PDV and PNRSV one year after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and with subsequent intervals of one year. Each tree planted intentionally for pollination and, where appropriate, the major pollinating trees in the environment shall be sampled and tested for PDV and PNRSV.

Each pre-basic mother plant shall be sampled 10 years after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant, and with subsequent intervals of 10 years, and tested for viruses, other than PDV and PNRSV, relevant for the species as listed in Annex II, and tested in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I.

Basic category

Sampling and testing

A representative portion of flowering basic mother plants shall be sampled every year and tested for PDV and PNRSV on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants. A representative portion of trees planted intentionally for pollination and, where appropriate, the major pollinating trees in the environment shall be sampled and tested for PDV and PNRSV on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

A representative portion of non-flowering basic mother plants shall be sampled every three years and tested for PDV and PNRSV on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

A representative portion of basic mother plants shall be sampled every 10 years and tested for pests, other than PDV and PNRSV, relevant for the species as listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

Certified category

Sampling and testing

A representative portion of flowering certified mother plants shall be sampled every year and tested for PDV and PNRSV on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants. A representative portion of trees planted intentionally for pollination and, where appropriate, the major pollinating trees in the environment shall be sampled and tested for PDV and PNRSV on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

A representative portion of non-flowering certified mother plants shall be sampled every three years and tested for PDV and PNRSV on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

A representative portion of certified mother plants shall be sampled every 15 years and tested for pests, other than PDV and PNRSV, relevant for the species as listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

CAC category

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part A of Annex I and Annex II.

Ribes L.

Pre-basic category

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out twice a year.

Sampling and testing

Each pre-basic mother plant shall be sampled and tested four years after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and with subsequent intervals of four years concerning the presence of pests listed in Annex II, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Annex I.

Basic, certified and CAC categories

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Annexes I and II.

Rubus L.

Pre-basic category

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out twice a year.

Sampling and testing

Each pre-basic mother plant shall be sampled and tested two years after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and with subsequent intervals of two years concerning the presence of pests listed in Annex II, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Annex I.

Basic category

Visual inspection

Where plants are grown in the field or in pots, visual inspections shall be carried out twice a year.

For plants and material produced by micropropagationwhich is maintained for a period shorter than three months, only one inspection during this period is necessary.

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Annexes I and II.

Certified and CAC categories

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Annexes I and II.

Vaccinium L.

Pre-basic category

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out twice a year.

Sampling and testing

Each pre-basic mother plant shall be sampled and tested five years after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and with subsequent intervals of five years concerning the presence of pests listed in Annex II, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part B of Annex I.

Basic category

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out twice a year.

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part B of Annex I and Annex II.

Certified and CAC categories

Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

Sampling and testing

Sampling and testing shall be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Part B of Annex I and Annex II.

ANNEX VMaximum permitted number of generations in the field under non-insect proof conditions and maximum permitted life span of basic mother plants per genera or species, as provided for in Article 19(1)

Castanea sativa Mill.

Basic category

A basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) may be multiplied for maximum two generations.

In the case where a basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) is a rootstock, it may be multiplied for maximum three generations.

Where rootstocks are part of basic mother plants, those rootstocks shall be basic material of the first generation.

Citrus L., Fortunella Swingle and Poncirus Raf.

Basic category

A basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) may be multiplied for maximum one generation.

In the case where a basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) is a rootstock, it may be multiplied for maximum three generations.

Where rootstocks are part of basic mother plants, those rootstocks shall be basic material of the first generation.

Corylus avellana L.

Basic category

A basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) may be multiplied for maximum two generations.

Cydonia oblonga Mill., Malus Mill., Pyrus L.

Basic category

A basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) may be multiplied for maximum two generations.

In the case where a basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) is a rootstock, it may be multiplied for maximum three generations.

Where rootstocks are part of basic mother plants, those rootstocks shall be basic material of the first generation.

Ficus carica L.

Basic category

A basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) may be multiplied for maximum two generations.

Fragaria L.

Basic category

A basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) may be multiplied for maximum five generations.

Juglans regia L.

Basic category

A basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) may be multiplied for maximum two generations.

Olea europaea L.

Basic category

A basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) may be multiplied for maximum one generation.

Prunus amygdalus, P. armeniaca, P. domestica, P. persica and P. salicina

Basic category

A basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) may be multiplied for maximum two generations.

In the case where a basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) is a rootstock, it may be multiplied for maximum three generations.

Where rootstocks are part of basic mother plants, those rootstocks shall be basic material of the first generation.

Prunus avium and P. cerasus

Basic category

A basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) may be multiplied for maximum two generations.

In the case where a basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) is a rootstock, it may be multiplied for maximum three generations.

Where rootstocks are part of basic mother plants, those rootstocks shall be basic material of the first generation.

Ribes L.

Basic category

A basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) may be multiplied for maximum three generations. Mother plants shall be maintained as mother plants for a maximum of six years.

Rubus L.

Basic category

A basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) may be multiplied for maximum two generations. Mother plants of each generation shall be maintained as mother plants for a maximum of four years.

Vaccinium L.

Basic category

A basic mother plant within the meaning of Article 15(2)(a) may be multiplied for maximum two generations.

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