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EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 2004 Num. article: 2004/021

New publication: Principles of Plant Health and Quarantine

There are rather few reference books on plant quarantine, so we are pleased to announce the recent publication of a new book ‘Principles of Plant Health and Quarantine’ written by Dr D.L. Ebbels in collaboration with the Plant Health Group of CSL (Central Science Laboratory, York, UK).
It contains the following chapters:
  1. Introduction to plant health and quarantine
  2. Early history of plant health control measures
  3. International phytosanitary controls
  4. The European Union plant health regime
  5. Operation of national plant protection organisations
  6. Imports and exports
  7. Eradication and containment
  8. Principles of certification and marketing schemes
  9. International certification and marketing schemes
  10. Indexing and diagnosis in plant health
  11. Pest risk analysis
  12. Hygiene and precautionary measures

This book can be ordered from CABI at a price of 55 GBP:
CABI Publishing - CAB International
Wallingford, OX10 8DE
United Kingdom
E-mail: orders@cabi.org
Website: http://www.cabi-publishing.org


EPPO Secretariat, 2004-01.