The general requirements for establishing a fruit fly pest free area (FF-PFA) include:
The major elements of an FF-PFA are:
These elements include the surveillance activities of fruit fly trapping and fruit sampling, and official control on the movement of regulated articles.
Additional elements include: corrective action planning, and suspension, reinstatement (if possible) and revocation of pest free status of the FF-PFA.
Author(s): Secretariat of the International Plant Protection Convention
Published: 11 March, 2019
Date added: 20 March, 2023