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Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2020/177 of 11 February 2020 amending Council Directives 66/401/EEC, 66/402/EEC, 68/193/EEC, 2002/55/EC, 2002/56/EC and 2002/57/EC, Commission Directives 93/49/EEC and 93/61/EEC and Implementing Directives 2014/21/EU and 2014/98/EU as regards pests of plants on seeds and other plant reproductive material (Text with EEA relevance)

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ANNEX VI Amendment of Annexes I and II to Directive 2002/55/EC

Directive 2002/55/EC is amended as follows:

(1)

in Annex I, point 5 is replaced by the following:

‘5.

The crop shall be practically free from any pests which reduce the usefulness and quality of the propagation material.

The crop shall also comply with the requirements concerning Union quarantine pests, protected zone quarantine pests and regulated non-quarantine pests (“RNQPs”) provided for in implementing acts adopted pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/2031(1), as well as with the measures adopted pursuant to Article 30(1) of that Regulation..

(2)

Annex II is amended as follows:

(a)

point 2 is replaced by the following:

‘2.

Seed shall be practically free from any pests which reduce the usefulness and quality of the propagation material.

The seed shall also comply with the requirements concerning Union quarantine pests, protected zone quarantine pests and RNQPs provided for in implementing acts adopted pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/2031, as well as with the measures adopted pursuant to Article 30(1) of that Regulation.;

(b)

point 3(b) is replaced by the following:

‘(b)

The presence of regulated non-quarantine pests (RNQPs) on vegetable seed shall, at least upon visual inspection, not exceed the respective thresholds set out in the following table:

Bacteria
RNQPs or symptoms caused by RNQPsGenus or species of vegetable seedThreshold for the presence of RNQPs on the vegetable seed
Clavibacter michiganensis ssp. michiganensis (Smith) Davis et al. [CORBMI] Solanum lycopersicum L.0 %
Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. phaseoli (Smith) Vauterin et al. [XANTPH] Phaseolus vulgaris L.0 %
Xanthomonas euvesicatoria Jones et al. [XANTEU] Capsicum annuum L., Solanum lycopersicum L.0 %
Xanthomonas fuscans subsp. fuscans Schaad et al. [XANTFF] Phaseolus vulgaris L.0 %
Xanthomonas gardneri (ex Šutič 1957) Jones et al [XANTGA] Capsicum annuum L., Solanum lycopersicum L.0 %
Xanthomonas perforans Jones et al. [XANTPF] Capsicum annuum L., Solanum lycopersicum L.0 %
Xanthomonas vesicatoria (ex Doidge) Vauterin et al. [XANTVE] Capsicum annuum L., Solanum lycopersicum L.0 %
Insects and mites
RNQPs or symptoms caused by RNQPsGenus or species of vegetable seedThreshold for the presence of RNQPs on the vegetable seed
Acanthoscelides obtectus (Say) [ACANOB] Phaseolus coccineus L., Phaseolus vulgaris L.0 %
Bruchus pisorum (Linnaeus) [BRCHPI] Pisum sativum L.0 %
Bruchus rufimanus Boheman [BRCHRU] Vicia faba L.0 %
Nematodes
RNQPs or symptoms caused by RNQPsGenus or species of vegetable seedThreshold for the presence of RNQPs on the vegetable seed
Ditylenchus dipsaci (Kuehn) Filipjev [DITYDI] Allium cepa L., Allium porrum L.0 %
Viruses, viroids, virus-like diseases and phytoplasmas
RNQPs or symptoms caused by the RNQPsGenus or species of the vegetable seedThreshold for the presence of the RNQPs on the vegetable seed
Pepino mosaic virus [PEPMV0] Solanum lycopersicum L.0 %
Potato spindle tuber viroid [PSTVD0] Capsicum annuum L., Solanum lycopersicum L.0 %
(1)

Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 of the European Parliament of the Council of 26 October 2016 on protective measures against pests of plants, amending Regulations (EU) No 228/2013, (EU) No 652/2014 and (EU) No 1143/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Directives 69/464/EEC, 74/647/EEC, 93/85/EEC, 98/57/EC, 2000/29/EC, 2006/91/EC and 2007/33/EC (OJ L 317, 23.11.2016, p. 4)’.

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