Viewing items from August, 2018
All 2018 IPPC Regional Workshop presentations are now available in Russian at: https://www.ippc.int/en/core-activities/capacity-development/regional-ippc-workshops/2018-ippc-regional-workshops/.
All-Russian Quarantine Center (VNIIKR) and EPPO are greatly thanked for undertaking these translations.
The IPPC Secretariat is happy to announce that five new diagnostic protocols (DPs) have been adopted by the Standards Committee (SC) on behalf of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM) as the DP Notification Period just closed on 15 August 2018. The five adopted DPs are:
• DP 25: Xylella fastidiosa (2004-024)
• DP 26: Austropuccinia psidii (2006-018)
• DP 27: Ips spp. (2006-020)
• DP 28: Conotrachelus nenuphar (2013-002)
• Revision of DP 2: Plum pox virus (2016-007)
The newly adopted DPs will help countries prevent the entry or establishment of pests from some important commodities traded globally, particularly those affecting various tree species ...
The compiled comments for the consultation on “CPM recommendation: Next Generation Sequencing technologies as a diagnostic tool for phytosanitary purposes” have been posted on the IPP:
Please check the above document to make sure that comments correctly reflect those entered into the OCS by your contact point.
CPM-13 report is now available in all FAO languages and can be downloaded from here.