Quarantine in relation to Australian citrus imports and exports

  title={Quarantine in relation to Australian citrus imports and exports},
  author={Patricia Broadbent},
  journal={Australasian Plant Pathology},
The risks of introducing exotic citrus diseases through the importation of citrus fruit, seed and budwood are discussed. The experience with citrus bacterial spot in Florida has demonstrated that species identification and even pathogenicity testing are no longer adequate; serological and biochemical typing are essential before substantial eradication programs are commenced. A protocol for citrus budwood importations is discussed and an example given of the problems caused by accepting virus… CONTINUE READING
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