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 Directorate for Moscow, Moscow and Tula Regions at a phytosanitary control post located at the TSW of Food Logistic LLC inspected fresh food potatoes received in two vehicles from the Republic of Azerbaijan with a total weight of 39,55 tons that were quarantined for the Russian The Federation’s object is the Golden Potato Nematode (Globodera rostochiensis (Woll.) Behrens.), ”The statement said.
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 this regulated product, infected potatoes will be destroyed in the presence of a representative of the department,” the department added.
A source: http://www.mskagency.ru