5B-3.0038. Quarantine Action

Effective on Thursday, October 18, 2018
  • 1(1) Plants and plant products which are not accompanied by proof of origin and a certificate of inspection issued by a state or country plant protection governmental agency indicating compliance with Florida regulations 34or are found to be infested or infected with, or exposed to a plant pest not known to be established in the state shall be subject to being refused entry, returned to the owner, quarantined, treated, or destroyed as specified by the department. The destruction, quarantine, treatment, or return of a shipment shall be under the direction of an authorized representative of the department and at the expense of the owner. Payment to the department for such expense shall be required before shipping can resume. Pursuant to Section 122581.031(7), F.S., 124shippers shall be immediately suspended from shipping into Florida when shipments of plants and plant products are found to be infested or infected with a plant pest not known to be established in the state, and the pest is determined to be potentially damaging to Florida agriculture. This suspension shall remain in effect until the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry and the state of origin department of agriculture agree the problem has been resolved and that shipping may resume. An Agreement for Treatment, Destruction, Forfeiture or Return of Plants and/or Plant Parts, FDACS-08029, revised 9/16, will be completed on all shipments requiring regulatory action. This agreement is supplied by the division for this purpose and is hereby incorporated herein by reference. A copy may be obtained via 257http://www.flrules.org/Gateway/reference.asp?No=Ref-07879259. 260The following are examples of plant pests that would require immediate quarantine action:

    273(a) Arthropods

    2751. 276Agrilus planipennis 278– emerald ash borer

    2822. 283Aceria litchii 285– currently in Hawaii; Litchi mite

    2913. 292Anoplophora 293spp. – Asian longhorned beetles

    2984. 299Bactericerca cockerelli 301– potato psyllid

    3045. 305Bactericera nigricornis 307complex – Old world potato psyllid

    3136. 314Bagrada hilaris 316– bagrada bug

    3197. 320Biprorulus bibax 322– spined orange bug

    3268. 327Bostrichidae 328– Bostrichid beetles

    3319. 332Brevipalpus chilensis 334– Chilean false red mite

    33910. 340Ceratovacuna lanigera 342– sugarcane woolly aphid

    34611. 347Epiphyas postvittana 349– light brown apple moth

    35412. 355Eutetranychus orientalis 357– Oriental red mite

    36113. 362Exophthalmus 363spp. – Caribbean citrus weevils

    36814. 369Halyomorpha halys 371– brown marmorated stink bug

    37615. 377Liriomyza huidobrensis 379– pea leaf miner

    38316. 384Liriomyza langei 386– pea leaf miner

    39017. 391Lobesia botrana 393– European grapevine moth

    39718. 398Maconellicoccus hirsutus 400– pink mealybug

    40319. 404Metamasius 405spp. – Neotropical palm and bromeliad weevils

    41220. 413Musgraveia sulciventris 415– bronze orange bug

    41921. 420Myllocerus 421spp. – Asian weevils

    42522. 426Nasonovia ribisnigri 428– currant-lettuce aphid

    43123. 432Nephotettix 433spp. – Green leafhoppers on rice

    43924. 440Nilaparvata lugens 442– brown plant hopper

    44625. 447Oxycarenus hyalinipennis 449– dusky cottonseed bug

    45326. 454Prymnotrypes 455spp. – Andean potato weevils

    46027. 461Rhagoletis mendax 463– blueberry maggot fly

    46728. 468Rhynchophorus ferrugineus 470– red palm weevil

    47429. 475Rhynchophorus palmarum 477– giant palm weevil

    48130. 482Russelliana solanicola 484– a potato psyllid

    48831. 489Siphoninus plyillyleae 491– Ash whitefly

    49432. 495Trioza anceps 497– avocado psyllid

    50033. 501Trioza perseae 503– avocado psyllid

    50634. 507Trioza erytreae 509– African citrus psyllid

    51335. 514Tropilaelaps clareae 516– Tropilaelaps mite

    51936. 520Tuta absoluta 522– tomato leaf miner

    526(b) Diseases

    5281. Banana bunchy top virus

    5332. Chilli leaf curl virus

    5383. Citrus chlorotic dwarf

    5424. Citrus leprosis virus

    5465. Citrus variegated chlorosis

    5506. Citrus yellow mosaic virus

    5557. Huanglongbing – citrus greening disease – 562Candidatus 563Liberibacter asiatius; 565Candidatus 566Liberibacter amerianus; 568Candidatus 569Liberibacter africanus

    5718. Fiji disease of sugarcane

    5769. 577Fusarium oxysporum, 579esp. tropical race IV

    58310. 584Phytophthora alni

    58611. 587Phytophthora europea

    58912. 590Phytophthora foliorum

    59213. 593Phytophthora hedriandra

    59514. 596Phytophthora kernoviae

    59815. 599Phytophthora nemarosa

    60116. 602Phytophthora pseudosyringae

    60417. 605Phytophthora siskyouensis

    60718. 608Phytophthora ramorum 610– sudden oak death

    61419. 615Puccinia horiana 617– chrysanthemum white rust

    62120. 622Ralstonia 623solanacearum – blood disease of banana

    62921. 630Septoria citri

    63222. Sugarcane bacilliform badnavirus

    63623. Sugarcane yellowleaf syndrome

    64024. Tomato chlorosis virus

    64425. Tomato infectious chlorosis virus

    64926. Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus

    65627. Tomato marchitez virus

    66028. Tomato severe leaf curl virus

    66629. Tomato torrado virus

    67030. Tomato yellow leaf curl virus – China, Seychelles and Indonesia strains

    68231. Tomato yellow vein streak

    687(c) Mollusks

    6891. 690Achatina 691spp. – giant African land snail and others

    6992. 700Archachatina marginata 702– banana rasp snail

    7063. 707Cryptomphalus 708spp. – brown garden snail and others

    7154. 716Megalobulimus oblongus 718– giant South American snail

    7235. 724Theba pisana 726– white garden snail

    730(d) Nematodes

    7321. 733Anguina tritici 735– wheat gall nematode

    7392. 740Bursaphelenchus cocophilus 742– red ring nematode

    7463. 747Ditylenchus destructor 749– potato rot nematode

    7534. 754Ditylenchus dispaci 756– bud and stem nematode

    7615. 762Globodera 763spp. – potato cyst nematode

    7686. 769Hemicycliophora arenaria 771– citrus sheath nematode

    7757. 776Heterodera carotae 778– carrot cyst nematode

    7828. 783Heterodera cruciferae 785– cabbage cyst nematode

    7899. 790Heterodera goettingiana 792– pea cyst nematode

    79610. 797Heterodera zeae 799– corn cyst nematode

    80311. 804Hoplolaimus columbus 806– Columbia lance nematode

    81012. 811Longidorus africanus 813– a needle nematode

    81713. 818Longidorus belondriodes 820– a needle nematode

    82414. 825Meloidogyne chitwoodi 827– Columbia root-knot nematode

    83115. 832Meloidogyne citri 834– a citrus root-knot nematode

    83916. 840Meloidogyne fujianenis 842– citrus root-knot nematode

    84617. 847Meloidogyne naasi 849– cereal root-knot nematode

    85318. 854Nacobbus aberrans 856– false root-knot nematode

    86019. 861Pratylenchus convallariae 863– a lesion nematode

    86720. 868Pratylenchus crenatus 870– a lesion nematode

    87421. 875Pratylenchus goodeyi 877– a lesion nematode

    88122. 882Xiphinema brevicolle 884– a dagger nematode

    88823. 889Xiphinema bricolensis 891– a dagger nematode

    89524. 896Xiphinema californicum 898– a dagger nematode

    90225. 903Xiphinema diversicaudatum 905– a dagger nematode

    90926. 910Xiphinema index 912– California dagger nematode

    91627. 917Xiphinema insigne 919– a dagger nematode

    92328. 924Xiphinema vuittenezi 926– a dagger nematode

    93029. 931Zygotylenchus 932spp. – a lesion nematode

    937(2) Plant pests of limited distribution in the State of Florida. Plants and plant products found infested or infected with or exposed to a plant pest of limited distribution in the state shall be subject to immediate quarantine action and will not be eligible for certification until treated as prescribed by the department and released from quarantine. An Agreement for Treatment, Destruction, Forfeiture or Return of Plant and/or Plant Parts, FDACS-08029, revised 9/16, will be completed on all shipments requiring regulatory action. The following are examples of plant pests that would require immediate quarantine action:

    1032(a) Arthropods

    10341. 1035Aleurodicus rugioperculatus 1037– gumbo limbo whitefly

    10412. 1042Aulacaspis yasumatsui 1044– Asian cycad scale

    10483. 1049Diaphorina citri 1051– Asian citrus psyllid

    10554. 1056Diaprepes abbreviatus 1058– diaprepes root weevil

    10625. 1063Duponchelia fovealis 1065– European pepper moth

    10696. 1070Maconellicoccus hirsutus 1072– pink mealybug

    10757. 1076Metamasius callizona 1078– bromeliad weevil

    10818. 1082Metamasius hemipterus 1084– palm and sugarcane weevil

    10899. 1090Morganella longispina 1092– plumose scale

    109510. 1096Myllocerus undecimpustulatus undatus 1099– weevil

    110111. 1102Nipaecoccus viridis 1104– Lebbeck mealybug

    110712. 1108Noctua pronuba 1110– large yellow underwing

    111413. 1115Oligonychus persae 1117– avocado mite

    112014. 1121Opuntiaspis 1122spp. – scale insect

    112615. 1127Paratachardina 1128pseudolobata 1129– lobate lac scale

    113316. 1134Parlatoria ziziphi 1136– black parlatoria scale

    114017. 1141Pectinophora gossypiella 1143– pink bollworm

    114618. 1147Phalacrococcus howertoni 1149– Howerton’s scale

    115219. 1153Philephedra 1154sp. – scale insect

    115820. 1159Phoenicococcus marlatti 1161– red date scale

    116521. 1166Raoiella indica 1168– red palm mite

    117222. 1173Singhiella simplex 1175– ficus whitefly

    117823. 1179Vinsonia stellifera 1181– stellate scale

    118424. 1185Xyleborus glabratus 1187– red bay ambrosia beetle

    1192(b) Diseases

    11941. 1195Agrobacterium tumefaciens 1197– crown gall

    12002. Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus

    12063. Cucurbit leaf crumple begemovirus

    12114. Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder crinivirus

    12175. 1218Guignardia citricarpa 1220– citrus black spot

    12246. 1225Huanglongbing 1226– citrus greening

    12297. Lethal yellowing of palms

    12348. Pepino mosaic virus

    12389. 1239Phomopsis gardeniae 1241– gardenia canker

    124410. 1245Phytophthora tropicalis

    124711. 1248Puccinia pelargonii 1250– zonalis – geranium rust

    125512. 1256Sphaceloma poinsettiae 1258– poinsettia scab

    126113. Texas phoenix palm decline phytoplasma

    126714. Tomato yellow leaf curl virus – all in the complex

    127815. 1279Xanthomonas axonopodis 1281pv. 1282citri 1283– citrus canker

    1286(c) Mollusks

    12881. 1289Otala lactea 1291– milk snail

    12942. 1295Zachrysia provisoria 1297– Cuban land snail

    1301(d) Nematodes

    13031. 1304Meloidogyne 1305enterlobii 1306– Guava root-knot nematode

    13102. 1311Tylenchulus semipenetrans 1313– a citrus nematode

    1317(3) Common Plant Pests. All nursery stock and other plants and plant products found infested or infected with a common plant pest shall be subject to immediate quarantine action when the population of the plant pest is adversely affecting the plant or plant product. The plant or plant product will not be eligible for certification until treated as prescribed by the department and released from quarantine. An Agreement for Treatment, Destruction, Forfeiture or Return of Plants and/or Plant Parts, FDACS-08029, revised 9/16, will be completed on all shipments requiring regulatory action.

    1408Rulemaking Authority 1410570.07(23), 1411581.031(4), 1412581.101 FS. 1414Law Implemented 1416581.031(7), 1417(9), 1418581.101 FS. 1420History–New 4-1-97, Amended 6-12-00, 10-8-03, 9-24-08, 2-26-17, 10-18-18.


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