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Record number 558133
Title Plant Health and Plant Protection Policies
Author(s) Silvis, Huib; Bremmer, Johan; Jongeneel, Roel
Source In: EU Bioeconomy Economics and Policies / Dries, L., Heijman, W., Jongeneel, R., Purnhagen, K., Wesseler, J,, Cham : Palgrave (Palgrave Advances in Bioeconomy: Economics and Policies ) - ISBN 9783030286330 - p. 173 - 186.
DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-28634-7_12
Department(s) Performance and Impact Agrosectors
Innovation- and Risk Management and Information Governance
Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy
WASS
International Policy
Publication type Peer reviewed book chapter
Publication year 2019
Abstract The rate of introduction and establishment of new economically or environmentally damaging plant pests and diseases has increased over the last century. Under the WTO-Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) and International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC), International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) are defined to ensure that the measures imposed to protect plant health against plant pests and diseases are used only as plant health protection instruments and not as unjustified barriers to trade. Within this international framework, the EU operates a number of legislative and regulatory measures, such as certification, but also allows plant protection products with minimal harm for environment and human health.
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