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Two new IPPC Diagnostic Protocols have been adopted

Posted on Thu, 30 Nov 2023, 11:51

The International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Secretariat is pleased to announce that two new diagnostic protocols (DPs) have been adopted by the Standards Committee (SC), on behalf of the Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM). The DP notification period closed on 15 August 2023.

The two adopted DPs are:

The newly adopted DPs will help countries prevent the entry or establishment of harmful plant pests including fruit flies (Ceratitis sp.), which damage crops used for commercial and subsistence agriculture, and the Mononychellus tanajoa (cassava green mite), which targets cassava Manihot esculenta (Euphorbiaceae), a staple crop for over 11 percent of the world’s population.

Read more about the adopted DPs at https://www.ippc.int/en/news/two-new-diagnostic-protocols-adopted-to-prevent-harmful-pests-to-crops/

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