Plant Health: Commission updates rules to better protect Europe’s crops and forests from harmful pests and diseases

EU legislation on plant health aims to better protect crops, fruit, vegetables, ornamentals and forests from quarantine pests (harmful organisms) by preventing their introduction into the EU or their spread within the EU. EU plant health legislation contributes to sustainable agricultural and horticultural production through plant health protection. It also contributes to the protection of … Continue reading Plant Health: Commission updates rules to better protect Europe’s crops and forests from harmful pests and diseases

Western corn rootworm withdrawal from the list of harmful organisms for plant

Two legal acts withdrawing the western corn rootworm from the list of regulated harmful organisms with quarantine status in the EU and repealing the related emergency measures to prevent the spread within the EU were published on 7th February 2014 in the Official Journal. The western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera Le Conte) is a non-native insect … Continue reading Western corn rootworm withdrawal from the list of harmful organisms for plant