RAP PUBLICATION 2005/26

RAP PUBLICATION 2005/26

REGIONAL STANDARDS FOR PHYTOSANITARY MEASURES

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT
AND MAINTENANCE OF PEST FREE AREAS
FOR TEPHRITID FRUIT FLIES

APPPC RSPM No. 3


The Asia and Pacific Plant Protection Commission (APPPC)
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
Bangkok 2005
 

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CONTENTS

Endorsement

Review

Distribution

INTRODUCTION

Scope
References
Definitions and abbreviations
Outline of requirements

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Background
2. General Requirements

2.1 Buffer zone
2.2 Identification
2.3 Public awareness
2.4 Documentation and review
2.5 Record keeping
2.6 Quality assurance

3. Specific Requirements

3.1 Determination of the FF-PFA
3.2 Establishment of the FF-PFA

3.2.1 Surveillance activities for establishment of the FF-PFA

3.2.1.1 Trapping procedures
3.2.1.2 Fruit sampling procedures

3.2.2 Regulatory controls on the movement of host material or regulated articles
3.2.3 Additional technical information for establishment

3.3 Verification and declaration of pest freedom
3.4 Maintenance of the FF-PFA

3.4.1 Surveillance for maintenance of the FF-PFA
3.4.2 Regulatory controls on the movement of host material and regulated articles
3.4.3 Planning for corrective action

3.5 Suspension, termination and reinstatement of FF-PFA status

3.5.1 Suspension and termination
3.5.2 Reinstatement of the pest free area status

3.6 Specific trading arrangements

Annex 1: Corrective action planning following the detection of a target species of fruit fly in the FF-PFA