International Forestry Quarantine Research Group

IFQRG-08 Canberra 2011 Canberra IFQRG-8


OUR MISSION

To support and address critical forestry quarantine issues for the global plant protection community through scientific analysis, discussion and collaborative research


OUR GOALS

  • Identify and respond to high priority questions that face the international forest phytosanitary community
  • Carry out collaborative independent research and analysis as required
  • Provide carefully considered advice to the regulatory community including the bodies of the International Plant Protection Convention

HISTORY

Since 2004, the group has responded to requests for scientific information on forestry quarantine issues from the CPM, the Standards Committee and the Technical Panel on Forest Quarantine (TPFQ). The chair of IFQRG serves on the TPFQ as an expert and liaison to the members of IFQRG. IFQRG draws its membership from science, regulatory agencies and the international forest industry.


ACCOMPLISHMENTS

IFQRG has played a significant role in:

  • Providing science support treatment guidance for the revision of ISPM No. 15
  • Coordination of scientific research to support new phytosanitary treatments for ISPM-15 including: Revisions to the methyl bromide schedule; Establishment of bark thresholds on wood packaging material; Research and operational development of dielectric heat and sulfuryl fluoride treatments for WPM & The provision of data and scientific basis for the development of an Annex on the criteria for development of ISPM No. 15 treatment
  • Providing science support on the movement of wood standard ISPM No. 39 and the NAPPO forest products systems approach standard RSPM 41

COMING UP

Posting IFQRG Terms of Reference and Rules of Order

Next group meeting IFQRG-15 October 1-5, 2018, Rome, Italy

Contact Meghan Noseworthy meghan.noseworthy@canada.ca for more information.

Contact Point: International Organizations Group, WG

Meghan Noseworthy
Entomology and Phytosanitary Research Group, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service
506 West Burnside Road Victoria, British Columbia Canada V8Z1M5
Phone: +1-250-298-2354
Fax: +1-250-363-6005
Email: meghan.noseworthy@canada.ca
Date contact registration: 04 Jul 2018
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Report IFQRG 2014-12 Rome En
17 Nov 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2013-11 Qingdao En
17 Nov 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2012-09 Cardiff En
17 Nov 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2011-09 Canberra En
17 Nov 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2010-09 Lisbon En
17 Nov 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2009-09 Rome En
17 Nov 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2008-09 Rome En
17 Nov 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2007-09 Rome En
17 Nov 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2006-10 Rome En
17 Nov 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2005-12 Rome En
17 Nov 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2005-02 Victoria En
17 Nov 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2004-02 Rome En
17 Nov 2014 Publication
Report IFQRG 2017-10 Rotorua En
25 Oct 2017 Publication
Report IFQRG 2017-14 Rotorua En
11 Jul 2018 Publication
IFQRG Membership List - July 2018 En
11 Jul 2018 Publication
Terms of Reference and Rules of Procedure! 17 Oct 2018 News