The Rosselkhoznadzor Directorate for Moscow, the Moscow and Tula Regions has identified a quarantine object on potatoes received in the capital region from Azerbaijan. This was reported in the press service of the department.
“The Rosselkhoznadzor Administration for Moscow, Moscow and Tula Regions at the phytosanitary control post located at the temporary storage warehouse of“ Food Logistic ”LLC, during the inspection of fresh food potatoes received in two vehicles from the Republic of Azerbaijan with a total weight of 39,55 tons, was identified as quarantine for the Russian Federation object - Golden potato nematode (Globodera rostochiensis (Woll.) Behrens.) ”, - stated in the message.
As the press service specified, the presence of cysts with viable eggs and larvae was confirmed by laboratory examination conducted by specialists of the All-Russian Center for Plant Quarantine.
“By the decision of the owner of these regulated products, the infected potatoes will be destroyed in the presence of a representative of the department,” the department added.
A source: http://www.mskagency.ru