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Okra (Pod) from Brazil into All Ports
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Abelmoschus esculentus Commodity Summary Guide Page Country Summary

Import Requirements
1 Admissible Plant Parts: Pod
2 Import Permit Required: An Import Permit is required. To obtain a permit, go to e-Permits.
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.
4 Admissible Ports: All Ports: In States north of the 38th Parallel, except Nevada and California; and including CNMI, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Guam. Please see map/visual aid "Okra: Ports of Entry Requirements." (https://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/manuals/ports/downloads/okra-map-final.pdf)
  4.1 Condition of Entry Treatment: No treatment required.
5 Port Restriction: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and any city in Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, or Virginia south of the 38th parallel. Please see map/visual aid "Okra: Ports of Entry Requirements." (https://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/manuals/ports/downloads/okra-map-final.pdf)
  5.1 Date Restriction: May 16 through November 30, require a treatment from those listed below.
  5.2 Condition of Entry Treatment: T101-p-2 (Methyl Bromide Fumigation) , or T101-p-2-1 (Methyl Bromide Fumigation) Refer to the APHIS-approved facility list (https://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/manuals/ports/downloads/national_treatment_facility_list.pdf) for a list of approved fumigation facilities.
  5.3 Date Restriction: December 1 through May 15, no treatment is required.
6 Port Restriction: California—please see map/visual aid "Okra: Ports of Entry Requirements." (https://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/manuals/ports/downloads/okra-map-final.pdf)
  6.1 Date Restriction: March 16 through December 31, require a treatment from those listed below.
  6.2 Condition of Entry Treatment: T101-p-2 (Methyl Bromide Fumigation) , or T101-p-2-1 (Methyl Bromide Fumigation) Refer to the APHIS-approved facility list (https://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/manuals/ports/downloads/national_treatment_facility_list.pdf) for a list of approved fumigation facilities.
  6.3 Date Restriction: January 1 through March 15, no treatment is required.
7 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
8 For additional commodity information and images, visit https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=619  
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