Since June 6, Russia has been resuming the import of potatoes from a number of regions of Egypt free from brown rot disease. This was reported by TASS official representative of the Rosselkhoznadzor Julia Melano.
“Indeed, such a decision was made after regular talks with Egypt. We are opening eight zones free from potato brown rot. Deliveries will be possible starting from June 6, ”she said.
On March 16, 2018, the Rosselkhoznadzor imposed restrictions on supplies in connection with the discovery in potatoes from two regions of Egypt of a bacterium - the causative agent of brown bacterial rot. As clarified in the department, in total, supplies from 11 regions of Egypt are prohibited. Deliveries from other regions continued.
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