Eradication: Application of phytosanitary measures to eliminate a pest from an area (ISPM 5 Glossary of Phytosanitary terms)
Official control: The active enforcement of mandatory phytosanitary regulations and the application of mandatory phytosanitary procedures with the objective of eradication or containment of quarantine pests or for the management of regulated non-quarantine pests (ISPM 5 Glossary of phytosanitary terms). Supplement 1 to ISPM 5 provides additional guidance on the interpretation and application of the concept of “official control”.
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This reference standard is a listing of terms and definitions with specific meaning for phytosanitary systems worldwide. It has been developed to provide a harmonized internationally agreed vocabulary associated with the implementation of the IPPC and ISPMs.