EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 06 - 1993 Num. article: 1993/100

Validating geographical data in EPPO's data base on quarantine pests - PQR

The project of producing distribution maps for the Commision of the EC by joint EPPO/CABI efforts will see its first results at the end of the summer when the first distribution maps are produced and sent to the Commission. Validation of the geographical distribution data has been carried out by the EPPO Secretariat in Paris for the replies received, the validated data has been incorporated into EPPO's data base on quarantine pests - PQR, which is ready to be used to produce maps.  However, PQR (and any maps produced from it) does not have updated information for EPPO Member Governments which have not replied to the questionnaire.  The next version will have updated for Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Malta, Portugal, Romania and Switzerland  (currently being processed).  For the remainder (Belgium, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Russia, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey), PQR was last updated in 1989.  Data has since been entered from various sources, but has not been specifically validated by the countries concerned.  It is hoped that a full set of replies will soon have been received.

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EPPO Secretariat, Paris (1993-05)