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AHEC Trade Alert!!!

The USDA APHIS has advised that  South Korea will be regulating P. ramorum host logs and associated host with bark from the states of: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma.  Any host logs leaving a US port on or after October 16th will need to be bark free or have the following 2 additional declarations present on the PC:

  1. “ The shipment was inspected and found free of Phytophthora ramorum
  2. The State and County must appear on the PC as an additional declaration to show origin

Please note that all containers inspected before Sept 30th must ship before October 16th.

 

The regulated species are listed below.

Any propagative materials such as nursery stocks(including root stocks), cuttings and scions, etc.(except seeds and fruits) and woods (including logs) with bark

Host Plants

Acer macrophyllum (Bigleaf maple), Acer pseduoplatamus (Planetree maple), Adiantum aleuticum (Western maidenhair fern), Adiantum jordanii (California maidenhair fern), Aesculus californica (California buckeye), Aesculus hippocastnum (Horse chestnut), Arbutus menziesii (Madrone), Arctostaphylos manzanita (Manzanita), Calluma vulgaris (Scotch heather), Camellia spp. (Camellia-all species, hybrids and cultivars), Castanea sativa (Sweet chestnut), Cinnamomum camphora (Camphor tree), Fagus sylvatica (Eurpoean beech), Frangula californica (Rhammus californica) (California coffeeberry), Frangula purshiana (Rhammus purshiana) (Cascara), Fraximus excelsior (European ash), Griseliria littoralis (Griselinia), Hamamelis virginiana (Witch hazel), Heteromeles arbutifolia (Toyon), Kalmia spp. (Mountain laurel-all species, hybrids and cultivars), Laurus nobilis (Bay laurel), Lithocarpus densiflorus (Tanoak), Lonicera hispidula (California honeysuckle), Maianthemum racemosum (Smilacina racemosa) (False Solomon’s seal), Magnolia doltsopa (Michelia doltsopa) (Michelia), Parrotia persica (Persian ironwood), Photinia fraseri (Red tip photinia), Pieris spp. (Andromeda, Pieris-all species, hybrids and cultivars), Pseudosuga menziesii var. menziesii (Douglas fir), Quercus spp., Rhododendron spp. (Rhododendron (including azalea)-all species), Rosa gymnocarpa (Wood rose), Salix caprea (Goat willow), Sequoia sempervirens (Coase redwood), Syringa vulgaris (Lilac), Taxus baccata (European yew), Trientalis latifolia (Western starflower), Umbellularia californica (California bay laurel, pepperwood, Oregon myrtle), Vaccinium ovatum (Evergreen huckleberry), Viburnum spp. ( Viburnum-all species, hybrids and cultivars)

 

Associated Plants

Abies concolor (Whate fir), Abies grandis (Grand fir), Abies magnifica (Red fir), Acer circinatum (Vine maple), Acer davidii (Striped bark maple), Acer laevigatum (Evergreen maple), Anmona spp., Arbutus unedo (Strawberry tree), Arctostaphylos columbiana (Manzanita), Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (Bearberry, Kinnikinnick), Ardisia japonica (Ardisia), Berberis diversifolia (Mahonia aquifolium) (Oregon grape), Calycanthus occidentalis (Spicebush), Castanopsis orthacantha (Castanopsis), Ceanothus thyrsiflorus (Buleblossom), Cercis chinensis (Chinese redbud), Choisya ternate (Mexican-orange), Cinnamomum spp. (Camphor tree), Clintonia andrewsiana (Andrew’s clintonia bead lily), Cornus kousa (Kousa dogwood), Cornus kousa x C. capitata (Cornus Norman Haddon), Corylopsis spicata (spike witch hazel), Corylus cornuta (California hazelnut), Daphniphyllum glaucescens, Distylium spp., Drimys winteri (Winter’s bark), Dryopteris arguta (California wood fern), Empetrum spp., Eucalyptus haemastoma (Scribbly gum), Euonymus kiautschovicus (Spreading euonymus), Frangula spp., Fraximus latifolia (Oregon ash), Garry elliptica (Silk tassel tree, coast silktassel), Gaultheria shallon (Salal, Oregon wintergreen), Gaultheria procumbens, Hamamelis mollis (Chinese witch-hazel), Hamamelis x intermedia (H. mollis & H. japonica) (Hyrid witchhazel), Ilex spp., Illicium parviflorum (Yellow anise), Larix kaempferi (Japanese larch), Leucothoe axillaris (Fetter-bush, dog hobble), Leucothoe fontanesiana (Drooping leucothoe), Lithocarapus glaber (Japanese-oak), Loropetalum chinese (Loropetalum), Manglietia spp., Magnolia cavalieri (Michelia), Magnolia denudata (lily tree), Magnolia grandiflora (Southern magnolia), Magnolia stellata (Star magnolia), Magnolia x loebneri (Loebner magnolia), Magnolia x soulangeana (Saucer magnolia), Magnolia denudata x salicifolia (Magnolia), Magnolia ernestii (Michelia wilsonii) (michelia), Magnolia foveolata (Michelia), Magnolila figo (Banana shrub), Magnilia kobus (Kobus magnolia), Magnolia liliiflora (M. quinquepeta) (purple magnolia), Magnolia maudiae (Michelia maudiae) (Michelia), Magnolia salicifolia (M. proctoriana) (Anise magnolia), Magnolia x thompsoniana (M. tripetala x M. virginiana) (Mangnolia), Mahonia nervosa (Creeping Oregon grape), Molinadendron sinaloense, Nerium spp., Nothofagus oblique (Southern or Roble beech), Osmanthus decorus (Phillyrea decora P. vilmoriniana) (Osmanthus), Osmanthus delavayi (Delavay tea olive), Osmanthus fragans (Sweet olive), Osmanthus heterophyllus (Holly olive), Osmorhiza berteroi (Sweet Cicely), Parakmeria spp., Physocarpus opulifolius (Ninebark), Pittosporum undulatum (Victorian box), Prumus laurocerasus (English laurel, cherry laurel), Prumus lusitanica (Portuguese laurel cherry), Pyracantha koidzumii (Formosa firethorn), Ribes laurifolium (Bayleaf currant), Rosa spp., Rubus spectabilis (Salmonberry), Schima spp., Taxus brevifolia (Pacific yew), Taxus x media, Torreya californica (California nutmeg), Toxicodendron diversilobum (Rhus diversiloba) (Poison oak), Trachelospermum jasminoides (Star jasmine, Confederate jasmine), Tsuga spp., Vaccinium myrtillis (Bilberry), Vaccinium vitis-idaea (Cowberry, Lingon berry, Mountain cranberry), Vancouveria planipetala (Redwood ivy), Veronica spicata Syn. Pseudolysimachion spicatum (Spiked speedwell)

 

For additional information, please contact Tyrone Jones at USDA-APHIS:

John T. Jones, II

John.t.jones@usda.gov

USDA; APHIS; PPQ

Ph: 301-851-2344

 

Regards,

Mike

MICHAEL S SNOW

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

AHEC Headquarters

42777 Trade West Drive

Sterling, VA 20166

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