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Turnip (All plant parts) from Mexico into All Ports
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Brassica rapa ssp. rapa Commodity Summary Guide Page Country Summary

Import Requirements
1 Admissible Plant Parts: All plant parts
2 Admissible Ports: All Ports
3 Import Permit Required: An Import Permit is required. To obtain a permit, go to e-Permits.
4 Commercial Consignments Only
5 Pest Mitigation Strategy: Consignments must satisfy only one of the mitigation strategy options listed below.
6 Pest Mitigation Strategy: Option 1
  6.1 Pest Mitigation Strategy: Consignments of root vegetable only (above-ground parts not present).
  6.2 Admissible Plant Parts: Root
  6.3 Subject to Inspection: This commodity is subject to inspection at the port of entry and all general requirements of 7 CFR 319.56-3.
7 Pest Mitigation Strategy: Option 2
  7.1 Pest Mitigation Strategy: Consignments from Mexicali with above-ground parts present.
  7.2 Admissible Plant Parts: Above-ground parts
  7.3 Subject to Inspection: This commodity is subject to inspection at the port of entry and all general requirements of 7 CFR 319.56-3.
  7.4 Phytosanitary Certificate: If the consignment is from Mexicali and is a commercial consignment, it must be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) of Mexico stating the materials originated in the municipality of Mexicali, Baja California, an area where Copitarsia spp. is not known to occur based on official survey. If the phytosanitary certificate is absent, require T101-n-2. If the product is in passenger baggage, a phytosanitary certificate is not required, however, thoroughly inspect the vegetables for pests. PROHIBIT ENTRY if pests are found.
  7.5 Condition of Entry Treatment: T104-a-1 (Methyl Bromide Fumigation) Waive treatment T104-a-1 if accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate stating the materials originated in an area free of Copitarsia spp.
8 Pest Mitigation Strategy: Option 3
  8.1 Pest Mitigation Strategy: Consignments not from Mexicali with above-ground parts present.
  8.2 Admissible Plant Parts: Above-ground parts
  8.3 Subject to Inspection: This commodity is subject to inspection at the port of entry and all general requirements of 7 CFR 319.56-3.
  8.4 Phytosanitary Certificate: If the consignment is from areas other than Mexicali and is a commercial consignment, it must be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) of Mexico stating the consignment was inspected and found free of Copitarsia larvae and adults. If the product is in passenger baggage, a phytosanitary certificate is not required, however, thoroughly inspect the vegetables for pests. PROHIBIT ENTRY if pests are found.
9 Reference Information: To be treated in accordance with the Plant Protection and Quarantine Treatment Manual (https://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/manuals/ports/downloads/treatment.pdf).
Commodity Information
10 For additional commodity information and images, visit https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=316592  
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