Biosecurity

Greenhouse Certification Program

 

Exporting greenhouse-grown plants for planting to the USA? A new program is under development (D-16-02) and will be launched in the fall of 2017. Flowers Canada Growers Inc. is supporting the development of a training program to assist farmers transition to the new program. 

 

Blight:

The Phase 1 C. buxicola Certification Program as well as the add-on C buxicola module for Clean Plants certified nurseries is now available at www.cleanplants.ca and through the CNLA website.

Pachysandra has been confirmed to be susceptible to Boxwood Blight in the landscape. Please refer to Connecticut’s report:

http://www.ct.gov/caes/lib/caes/documents/publications/fact_sheets/plant_pathology_and_ecology/natural_infection_of_pachysandra_with_boxwood_blight_in_connecticut_landscapes_07-03-12.pdf

 

Official Pest Reports:

Check CFIA links for recent updates

 

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