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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
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Seed potatoes (updated 16 July 2019)

Wart disease

 Wart disease (Synchytrium endobioticum) must not have been found within 10 km of the field in which the crop is grown.

Growing crop tolerances

Class tolerances apply, except if the tolerances below are stricter:

  • Late blight (Phytophthora infestans): 5%
  • Leaf roll, Virus A, Virus X, Virus Y: 0.25%

Tuber tolerances

 Minimum tolerances for seed export apply.

Other requirements

  • Chemicals: it is advised that consignments are treated with thiabendazole. No other chemical is allowed.
  • All pages of certificate including any declarations on the reverse of pages should be stamped and signed as per page 1

Additional declarations to be inserted on the reverse of the phytosanitary certificate for seed potatoes 

1. Wart disease (Synchytrium endobioticum) is not known to have occurred at any time on or within 10 km of the field in which the potatoes were grown.

2. Samples of soil from the land in which the potatoes were grown were drawn and tested by the Department prior to planting and revealed no trace of Potato Cyst Nematode (Globodera rostochiensis and G. pallida). 

3. Potato ring rot (Clavibacter michiganensis ssp. sepedonicus), Potato brown rot (Ralstonia solanacearum), Potato vein yellowing virus, Potato dwarf virus and Potato spindle tuber viroid are not known to occur in Scotland.

4. The crops from which the potatoes were drawn were examined whilst growing by inspectors of this Department and were certified true to type and to conform to the standards of freedom from virus diseases required by the Department. 

5. Root Knot Nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) have not been recorded in commercial stocks of potatoes grown in Scotland. 

6. Potato Tuber Moth (Tecia (Scrobipalpopsis) solanivora) is known not to occur in Scotland.

7.Consigment complies with Annex IV.A.I. point 25.1 option (a); 25.2 option (b); 25.4 option (b) and (c) or (d); 25.4.2 option (a) and 25.5 of Book of Rules on lists of harmful organisms. (Official Gazette BiH, 48/13).