Technical Panel on Pest Free Areas and Systems Approaches for Fruit Flies (TPFF)

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The Technical Panel on Pest Free Areas and Systems Approaches for Fruit Flies (TPFF) was established to review scientific and technical data and to draft ISPMs in support of international agricultural trade through the establishment of pest free areas and systems approaches for fruit flies.

The TPFF is composed of an international group of phytosanitary experts with interest and expertise in relevant aspects of plant quarantine, control and risk management of fruit flies. TPFF members are nominated by NPPOs and RPPOs and selected by the Standards Committee (SC). The current membership of the TPFF is posted below.

As of April 2016, the TPFF has developed the following adopted standards:

- ISPM 26 Establishment of pest free areas for fruit flies
- ISPM 30 Establishment of areas of low pest prevalence for fruit flies (Tephritidae)
- Appendix 1 to ISPM 30: Fruit fly trapping
- ISPM 35 Systems approach for pest risk management of fruit flies (Tephritidae)
- Annex 2 to ISPM 26: Control measures for an outbreak within a fruit fly-pest free area
- Annex 3 to ISPM 26: Establishment of pest free areas for fruit flies (Tephritidae)) on Phytosanitary procedures for fruit fly (Tephritidae) management - ISPM 37: Determination of host status of fruit to fruit fly (Tephritidae)

This web page was last reviewed on 2017-05-29. For queries or comments regarding the contents of this page please contact Celine.Germain@fao.org.

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Update on activities of the TPFF presented to the May 2015 SC meeting En 10 Jun 2015
Update on activities of the TPFF presented to the May 2015 SC meeting: power point presentation En 10 Jun 2015
Update on activities of the TPFF presented to the May 2016 SC meeting En 16 May 2016
Update on activities of the TPFF presented to the May 2016 SC meeting: power point presentation En 16 May 2016
2004 TPFF Meeting Report (Bangkok, Thailand) En 10 Jun 2005
2005 TPFF Meeting Report (San Jose, Costa Rica) En 08 Mar 2006
2006 TPFF Meeting Report (Salvador, Brazil) En 08 May 2007
2007 TPFF Meeting Report (Vienna, Austria) En 13 Feb 2008
2008 TPFF Meeting Report (Vienna, Austria) En 07 Nov 2008
2009 TPFF Meeting Report (Vienna, Austria) En 25 Nov 2009
2010 TPFF Meeting Report (Vienna, Austria) En 19 Apr 2011
2015 TPFF Meeting Report (Vienna, Austria) En 02 Feb 2016
Update on activities of the TPFF presented to the May 2017 SC meeting En 29 May 2017
Update on activities of the TPFF presented to the May 2017 SC meeting: power point presentation En 29 May 2017
Membership of the TPFF (2017-11-10) En 10 Nov 2017
2011 TPFF Meeting Report (Recife, Brazil) En 05 Apr 2012

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