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Thailand (TH)

Fruit - Fresh

Vitis spp Grapes

NPPO details: Plant Protection Research & Development Office, Department of Agriculture
Relevant web addresses:

Documentation

Document Type Required?
Import Permit Yes
Phytosanitary Certificate Yes
Additional Declaration/Endorsement Yes

General

Original and official translation of the Import permit must be presented to the Department of Agriculture Authorised Officer at the time of making the appointment.

Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.

Exporter to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and to present to the Department of Agriculture Authorised Officer at time of inspection

Vineyards, packhouses and treatment facilities are to be specifically registered with the Department of Agriculture for the export of tablegrapes to Thailand

Pests and diseases of Quarantine concern are:

Fuller's rose weevil (Pantomorus cervinus) Vine calandra (Phlyctinus callosus) Pineapple sap beetle (Carpophilus humeralis)
Flower chafer (Dilochrosis atripennis) Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni)
Greenhouse whitefly (Trialeurodes vaporariorum) Potato aphid (Macrosiphum euphorbiae) Grapevine scale (Coccus persicae)
European fruit lecanium (Parthenolecanium corni) Aucuba scale (Aspidiotus nerii) Grapevine phylloxera (Daktulosphaira vitifoliae)
Californian mealybug (Pseudococcus viburni) Dock sawfly (Ametastegia glabrata) Oriental fruit moth (Cydia molesta)
Light brown apple moth (Epiphyas postvittana) Black plague thrips (Haplothrips victoriensis) Tubular black thrips (Haplothrips victoriensis)
Plum thrips (Thrips australis) Grape leaf rust mite (Calepitrimerus vitis) Grape erineum mite (Colomerus vitis)
Citrus flat mite (Brevipalpus lewisi) Privet mite (Brevipalpus obovatus) Clover mite (Bryobia praetiosa)
Brown apple mite (Bryobia rubrioculus) European red spider mite (Panonychus ulmi) Tetranychid mite (Petrobia lateens)
Tetranychid mite (Tetranychus desertorum) Red spider mite (Tetranychus ludeni) Redback spider (Latrodectus hasselti)
Brown garden snail (Helix aspersa) Snail (Bradybaena similiaris) Berry rot (Aspergillus aculeatus)
Leaf spot (Bipolaris bicolour) Dieback (Botryosphaeria obtuse) Grapevine white rot (Coniella diplodiella)
Gonatobotrys simplex var. simplex Petri disease (Phaeoacremonium aleophilum) Petri disease (Phaeomoniella chlamydospora)
Fruit rot (Rhizopus arrhizus) Bacterial leaf blight (Pseudomonas viridiflava) Grapevine yellows phytoplasmas)
Arabis mosaic virus Grapevine fanleaf virus Grapevine leafroll-associated viruses
Grapevine virus 4 Grapevine yellows speckle apscaviroid


Grapes permitted to be exported to Thailand if:
- from fruit fly pest free areas recognised by DOA, Thailand; or
- from New South Wales; Queensland; South Australia; Victoria and Western Australia

The registered vineyard number and the Department of Agriculture registered establishment number is to be shown on the packaging.

The common name and variety of the fruit is to be declared on the Phytosanitary certificate.

Vineyard registration number is to be entered on the phytosanitary certificate as VINEYARD: TGXXX. This information to be entered under the distinguishing marks column.

Endorsement #4668 applies to consignments which have been subject to on-shore treatment
Endorsements #4671 or  #4673 applies to consignments which are sourced from Fruit fly pest free area
Endorsement #4669 applies to consignments which will be subject to in-transit treatment


Treatment

Table grapes from outside fruit fly pest free areas are subject to pre-shipment cold disinfestation or in-transit cold disinfestation:

Table grapes originating from NSW, Qld, SA & Vic - Queensland fruit fly:
Fruit pulp treatment at 0 degree celsius, or below, for 13 consecutive days or more; or
Fruit pulp treatment at 0.56 degrees celsius, or below, for 14 consecutive days or more; or
Fruit pulp treatment at 1.11 degrees celsius, or below, for 18 consecutive days or more; or
Fruit pulp treatment at 1.67 degrees celsius, or below, for 20 consecutive days or more; or
Fruit pulp treatment at 2.22 degrees celsius, or below, for 22 consecutive days or more

Table grapes originating from WA - Mediterranean fruit fly:
Fruit pulp treatment at 1.11 degrees celsius, or below, for 14 consecutive days or more; or
Fruit pulp treatment at 1.67 degrees celsius, or below, for 16 consecutive days or more; or
Fruit pulp treatment at 2.22 degrees celsius, or below, for 18 consecutive days or more

Table grape optional disinfestation for both Queensland fruit fly and Mediterranean fruit fly:
Fruit pulp treatment at 1 degrees celsius, or below, for 16 consecutive days or more

Treatment may be undertaken either on-shore or in-transit
In-transit treatment may be carried out partly as a pre-shipment treatment commencing in Australia and completed in-transit.

Fruit which has been treated on-shore, the name & number of the Department of Agriculture registered treatment facility must be included in the treatment section of the Phytosanitary certificate

Exporter to provide evidence attesting to the treatment and to present to the Department of Agriculture Authorised Officer at time of inspection.

Details of on-shore treatment to be endorsed on the Phytosanitary certificate in the treatment section.

Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement No 4668)
1) The consignment of table grapes was produced and prepared for export in accordance with the conditions for the import of fresh table grapes from Australia to Thailand.

Option 2 (EXDOC Endorsement No 4669)
1) The consignment of table grapes was produced and prepared for export in accordance with the conditions for the import of fresh table grapes from Australia to Thailand,
2) The Department of Agriculture has supervised the calibration and the placement of fruit sensors into the fruit within the container(s) in accordance with conditions for the import of fresh table grapes from Australia into Thailand and cold disinfestation treatment has been initiated

Option 3 (EXDOC Endorsement No 4671)
1) The consignment of table grapes was produced and prepared for export in accordance with the conditions for the import of fresh table grapes from Australia to Thailand,
2) The consignment of table grapes was produced in the Riverland district of South Australia which is a pest free area for Queensland fruit fly and Mediterranean fruit fly in Australia.

Option 4 (EXDOC Endorsement No 4673)
1) The consignment of table grapes was produced and prepared for export in accordance with the conditions for the import of fresh table grapes from Australia to Thailand,
2) The consignment of table grapes was produced in the State of Tasmania which is a pest free area for Queensland fruit fly and Mediterranean fruit fly in Australia.


Reference

NPPO protocol - updated 24 September 2012
Initial Upload: 24 Nov 2011
Reviewed: 28th Mar 2014