Interceptions of Thrips palmi in Finland
Finland has intercepted four consignment of orchids (cut flowers) due to infestation by Thrips palmi (EPPO A1 pest).
The flowers originated from Thailand and were intercepted in January 1992.
This 'Early Warning Message' has been possible because the National Board of Agriculture of Finland sends automatically copies of its notifications of interception to EPPO!
This report of interception has also been available in INFOEPPO since 1992-01-31.
National Board of Agriculture Finland, Helsinki (1992-01)
EPPO Secretariat, Paris (1992-02)