Plant Harmful organisms in the EU – Annual report 2014

Article 16 (1) and (2) of Directive 2000/29/EC, requires that Member States immediately notify the European Commission and other Member States, of the presence or appearance of harmful organisms found on their territory or part of it, as well as the measures taken to eradicate or avoid the spread of the harmful organism concerned. This … Continue reading Plant Harmful organisms in the EU – Annual report 2014

Written Q&A to EU Commission – Citrus black spot

Question for written answer to the Commission Giovanni La Via (PPE) 11th September 2014 Subject:  Citrus black spot Citrus black spot is an endemic fungal disease from South Africa caused by the plant pathogen Guignardia citricarpa, which is now spreading to many European countries. This is an extremely serious matter, since it is one of … Continue reading Written Q&A to EU Commission – Citrus black spot