RAP PUBLICATION 2005/27

RAP PUBLICATION 2005/27

Regional Standards for Phytosanitary Measures

Guidelines for the Confirmation of Non-Host Status of Fruit and Vegetables to Tephritid Fruit Flies

APPPC RSPM NO. 4


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. Methodology

2.1 Basic guidance
2.2 Pre-requisites for host status testing
2.3 Overview of methodology

SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

3. Laboratory cage trial using punctured fruit

3.1. Adult fruit flies
3.2 Fecundity test
3.3 Fruit flies used in the trials
3.4 Test fruit
3.5 Fruit holding
3.6 Assessment and interpretation

4. Laboratory cage trial using unpunctured fruit

4.1 Assessment and interpretation

5. Field cage/glasshouse trials using unpunctured fruit

5.1 Adult fruit flies
5.2 Fecundity test
5.3 Field cage trial
5.4 Glasshouse trials
5.5 Fruit holding
5.6 Assessment and interpretation