RMI Requirement for Importation of Seeds and Plants Entry of live plants or parts thereof (other than seeds) for [propagation]. (a) The importation of plants or planting material which can be propagated, other than seed, may be limited to the smallest quantity of propagating material consistent with standard horticultural practices to enable the satisfactory establishment and reproduction of the introduced cultivar. (b) All imported plants shall be free from soil. ( c ) An approved packing material may be used around the roots of imported plants. Approved packing material may consist of sterile peat moss, sphagnum moss, perlite, vermiclite, saswdust, shredded paper or other inert materials. (d) All importations of live plants and planting material from a place outside the RMI shall be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the exporting Country and such certificate shall state details of any treatment given to the plants or planting material in the place of origin and include any other endorsements required as a condition of the importation.
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- Summer '14
- Chief of Agriculture, Importation of Seeds