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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
G to J

Ivory Coast

Seed potatoes (updated 16 July 2019)

Growing crop tolerances

Class tolerances apply. 

Tuber tolerances

Minimum tolerances for seed export apply.

Other requirements

Import permit: required.

Procedures upon arrival: all consignments are liable to inspection on arrival and, if necessary, to treatment or disinfection.

Points of entry: ports of Abidjan and Sassandra; Abidjan Port-Bouet airport.

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 on the land used for the production of the seed potatoes.
  2. Samples of soil from the field 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) is not known to exist in Scotland. 
  4. The consignment is practically free from soil. 

Ware potatoes

Wart disease

Wart disease (Synchytrium endobioticum) must not be known to have occurred in the field in which the crop was grown. 

Potato cyst nematodes (PCN)

The field in which the potatoes were grown must have been tested for the presence of Potato cyst nematodes (Globodera rostochiensis and G. pallida) pre-planting or where this has not been carried out lot freedom from PCN using a consignment test must be demonstrated (PCN testing for export applies). There will be a charge for these tests.

Tuber tolerances

Minimum tolerances for ware export apply. 

Other requirements

Import permit: required.

Procedures upon arrival

All consignments are liable to inspection on arrival and, if necessary, to treatment or disinfection.

Points of entry: ports of Abidjan and Sassandra; Abidjan Port-Bouet airport.

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

  1. Wart disease (Synchytrium endobioticum) is not known to have occurred on the land used for the production of the potatoes.
  2. Samples of soil from the land on which these potatoes were grown were drawn and tested prior to planting by the official services and no trace was found of Potato cyst nematodes (Glodobera pallidaandG. rostochiensis) or lot freedom from PCN has been demonstrated by consignment test.
  3. Potato ring rot (Clavibacter michiganensis ssp. sepedonicus) is not known to exist in Scotland.
  4. The consignment is practically free from soil.