EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 1975 Num. article: 1975/03

Ipa amitinus and Wood importation in Sweden


On June 1, 1975, the Swedish import regulations will be slightly amended as follows :

The importation of unbarked coniferous wood from areas considered to be infested with the beetle Ips amitinus is prohibited.

The prohibition is in force during the period June 1 - October 15 inclusive.

The countries considered to be infested are the German Democratic Republic, Finland, Poland and the Soviet Union.


Sources

National Institute for Plant Protection (1975-05)