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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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4. Cydonia oblonga Mill.

(a) All categories
Visual inspection

Visual inspections shall be carried out over the last complete growing season for Erwinia amylovora (Burrill) Winslow et al. For all RNQPs, other than Erwinia amylovora (Burrill) Winslow et al., visual inspections shall be carried out once a year.

(b) Pre-basic category
Sampling and testing

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

Requirements with regard to the production site, place of production or area

In the case where a derogation is allowed to produce pre-basic material in the field under non-insect proof conditions, pursuant to Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2017/925, the following requirements shall apply concerning Erwinia amylovora (Burrill) Winslow et al.:

(i)

propagating material and fruit plants of the pre-basic category shall be produced in areas known to be free from Erwinia amylovora (Burrill) Winslow et al. ; or

(ii)

propagating material and fruit plants of the pre-basic category in the production site have been inspected over the last complete growing season, and any propagating material and fruit plants showing symptoms of Erwinia amylovora (Burrill) Winslow et al. and any surrounding host plants have been immediately rogued out and destroyed.

(c) Basic category
Sampling and testing

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

(d) Certified category
Sampling and testing

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

Certified fruit plants shall be sampled and tested in case of doubts concerning the presence of RNQPs listed in Annexes I and II.

(e) Basic and certified categories
Requirements with regard to the production site, place of production or area
(i)

propagating material and fruit plants of the basic and certified categories shall be produced in areas known to be free from Erwinia amylovora (Burrill) Winslow et al. ; or

(ii)

propagating material and fruit plants of the basic and certified categories in the production site have been inspected over the last complete growing season, and any propagating material and fruit plants showing symptoms of Erwinia amylovora (Burrill) Winslow et al. and any surrounding host plants have been immediately rogued out and destroyed.

(f) CAC category
Sampling and testing

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

Requirements with regard to the production site, place of production or area
(i)

propagating material and fruit plants of the CAC category shall be produced in areas known to be free from Erwinia amylovora (Burrill) Winslow et al.; or

(ii)

propagating material and fruit plants of the CAC category in the production site have been inspected over the last complete growing season, and any propagating material and fruit plants showing symptoms of Erwinia amylovora (Burrill) Winslow et al. and any surrounding host plants have been immediately rogued out and destroyed.

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