FAO/IPGRI Technical Guidelines for the safe movement of stone fruits and Eucalyptus spp.
FAO and IPGRI (International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, previously IBPGR) have recently issued two new technical guidelines for the safe movement of stone fruits and Eucalyptus spp. Information is provided on diseases and also on some insect pests of these crops. Details on symptoms, geographical distribution, significance, host range, transmission are given in these guidelines, also with relevant data on treatments to be used in order to ensure safe movement of planting material of these crops. So far, FAO/IBPGR have already published guidelines for the following crops: cocoa, Musa (1st and 2nd edition), edible aroids, yam, sweet potato, legumes, citrus, cassava, grapevine, vanilla, coconut, sugarcane, small fruits, stone fruits, Eucalyptus spp.
They can be obtained from:
Publications Office, IPGRI Headquarters
Via delle Sette Chiese 142