Canadian regulations for Phytophthora ramorum
The Canadian Food Agency is in the process of modifying its phytosanitary requirements in order to prevent the entry of Phytophthora ramorum (EPPO Alert List) into Canada. The present regulations on the import of host plants of P. ramorum are laid down in the Directive on “Phytosanitary Requirements to Prevent the Entry of Phytophthora ramorum Associated with Sudden Oak Death into Canada” dated 2003-09-25. On the basis of findings on new plant genera, Canada intends to increase the list of host plants covered these regulations to:
Personal communication with Ms R. Bast-Tjeerde, Canadian Food Agency, 2004-04.