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Potato exports guide

Information on the conditions and phytosanitary requirements for the export of Scottish potatoes, where known by country.

Potato exports guide
K to N

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Seed potatoes

Growing crop tolerances

Class tolerances apply

Tuber tolerances

Minimum tolerances for seed export apply, except for:

Gangrene (Phoma foveata): NIL

Skin spot (Polyscytalum pustulans): NIL

Other requirements

Import permit: required

Commercial invoice: required

Additional declarations to be inserted on the reverse of the Phytosanitary Certificate for Seed Potatoes:

  1. Ditylenchus dipsaci, Ditylenchus destructor and Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum are not known to occur in Scotland.
  2. These seed potatoes have been inspected and found to be free from Skin spot (Polyscytalum pustulans), Gangrene (Boeremia foveata), Ditylenchus dipsaci, Ditylenchus destructor and Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum.