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The Marketing of Fruit Plant and Propagating Material (Scotland) Regulations 2017

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Schedule 2, paragraphs 10(4),17(4) and 23(4)

SCHEDULE 7Visual inspections, sampling and testing per genera or species and category

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Genus or Species

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Category

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Frequency of visual inspections

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Requirements relating to sampling and testing

Castanea sativa Mill.All categoriesAnnuallySampling and testing to be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of any pest listed in Table IA of schedule 6.
Citrus L., Fortunella Swingle and Poncirus Raf.Pre-basicTwice annuallyEach pre-basic mother plant must be sampled and tested 6 years after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and with subsequent intervals of 6 years concerning the presence of pests listed in Table II of schedule 6 and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA of schedule 6.
BasicAnnuallyA representative portion of basic mother plants must 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 Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.
CertifiedAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.
CACAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.
Corylus avellana L.All categoriesAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.
Cydonia oblonga Mill., Malus Mill and Pyrus L.Pre-basicAnnuallyEach pre-basic mother plant must 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 Table II of schedule 6, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA of schedule 6.
BasicAnnuallyA representative portion of basic mother plants must 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 Table II of schedule 6, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA of schedule 6.
CertifiedAnnually

A representative portion of certified mother plants must 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 Table II of schedule 6, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA of schedule 6.

Certified fruit plants must be sampled and tested in case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.

CACAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.
Ficus carica L.All categoriesAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA of schedule 6.
Fragaria L.Pre-basicVisual inspections must be carried out twice annually during the growing season. For plants and material produced by micropropagation which is maintained for a period shorter than three months, only one inspection during this period is necessaryEach pre-basic mother plant must 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 Table II of schedule 6, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IB of schedule 6.
BasicVisual inspections must be carried out twice annually during the growing season. For plants and material produced by micropropagation which is maintained for a period shorter than three months, only one inspection during this period is necessary.Sampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IB and Table II of schedule 6.
CertifiedVisual inspections must be carried out twice annually during the growing season. For plants and material produced by micropropagation which is maintained for a period shorter than three months, only one inspection during this period is necessarySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IB and Table II of schedule 6.
CACVisual inspections must be carried out twice annually during the growing season. For plants and material produced by micropropagation which is maintained for a period shorter than three months, only one inspection during this period is necessarySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IB and Table II of schedule 6.
Juglans regia L.Pre-basicAnnuallyEach flowering pre-basic mother plant must 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 Table II of schedule 6 and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA of schedule 6 .
BasicAnnuallyA representative portion of basic mother plants must 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 Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.
CertifiedAnnually

A representative portion of certified mother plants must 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 Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.

Certified fruit plants shall be sampled and tested in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.

CACAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.
Olea europaea L.Pre-basicAnnuallyEach pre-basic mother plant must 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 Table II of schedule 6, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA of schedule 6 .
BasicAnnuallyA representative portion of basic mother plants must 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 Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.
CertifiedAnnually

In the case of mother plants used for the production of seeds (hereinafter: ‘seed mother plants’), a representative portion of those seed mother plants must 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 Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.

In the case of mother plants other than seed mother plants, a representative portion of those plants must 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 Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.

CACAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.
Pistacia vera L.All categoriesAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA of schedule 6

Prunus amygdalus,;

P. armeniaca;

P.domestica;

P. persica; and

P. salicina

Pre-basicAnnually

Each flowering pre-basic mother plant must be sampled and tested for Prune dwarf virus (referred to in the remainder of this table as “PDV”) and Prunus necrotic ringspot virus (referred to in the remainder of this table as “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 must be sampled and tested for PDV and PNRSV. In the case of P. persica, each flowering pre-basic mother plant must be sampled one year after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and tested for Peach latent mosaic viroid (referred to in the remainder of this table as “PLMVd”). Each pre-basic mother plant must 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 Table II of schedule 6, and tested in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA of schedule 6.

BasicAnnually

A representative portion of flowering basic mother plants must 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 must 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 must 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 must be sampled every 3 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 must be sampled every 10 years and tested for pests, other than PDV and PNRSV, relevant for the species as listed in Table IA and Table II of schedule 6 on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

CertifiedAnnually

A representative portion of flowering certified mother plants must 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 must 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 must 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 must be sampled every 3 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 must be sampled every 15 years and tested for pests, other than PDV and PNRSV, relevant for the species as listed in Table IA and Table II of schedule 6 on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

CACAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.
Prunus avium and P.cerasusPre-basicAnnually

Each flowering pre-basic mother plant must 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 must be sampled and tested for PDV and PNRSV.

Each pre-basic mother plant must 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 Table II of schedule 6, and tested in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA of schedule 6.

BasicAnnually

A representative portion of flowering basic mother plants must 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 must 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 must be sampled every 3 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 Table IA and Table II of schedule 6 on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

CertifiedAnnually

A representative portion of flowering certified mother plants must 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 must 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 must be sampled every 3 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 must be sampled every 15 years and tested for pests, other than PDV and PNRSV, relevant for the species as listed in Table IA and Table II of schedule 6 on the basis of an assessment of the risk of infection of those plants.

CACAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA and Table II of schedule 6.
Ribes L.Pre-basicTwice annuallyEach pre-basic mother plant must be sampled and tested 4 years after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and with subsequent intervals of 4 years concerning the presence of pests listed in Table II of schedule 6, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA and Table IB of schedule 6.
BasicAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA, Table IB and Table II of schedule 6.
CertifiedAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA, Table IB and Table II of schedule 6.
CACAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA, Table IB and Table II of schedule 6.
Rubus L.Pre-basicTwice annuallyEach pre-basic mother plant must be sampled and tested 2 years after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and with subsequent intervals of 2 years concerning the presence of pests listed in Table II of schedule 6, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA and Table IB of schedule 6.
Basic

Where plants are grown in the field or in pots, visual inspections must be carried out twice annually.

For plants and material produced by micropropagation which is maintained for a period shorter than 3 months, only one inspection during this period is necessary.

Sampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA, Table IB and Table II of schedule 6.
CertifiedAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA, Table IB and Table II of schedule 6.
CACAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IA, Table IB and Table II in schedule 6.
Vaccinium L.Pre-basicTwice annuallyEach pre-basic mother plant must be sampled and tested 5 years after its acceptance as a pre-basic mother plant and with subsequent intervals of 5 years concerning the presence of pests listed in Table II in schedule 6, and in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IB of schedule 6.
BasicTwice annuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IB and Table II of schedule 6.
CertifiedAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IB and Table II of schedule 6.
CACAnnuallySampling and testing must be carried out in the case of doubts concerning the presence of pests listed in Table IB and Table II of schedule 6.

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