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Convention for the Protection of Plants : message from the President of the United States transmitting the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants of December 2, 1961, a

This treaty takes action to control the introduction and spread of pests of plants and plant products. The treaty protects natural as well as cultivated plants, so it has implications for agriculture as well as biodiversity. While the IPPC's primary focus is on plants and plant products moving in international trade, the convention also covers research materials, biological control organisms, and anything else that can act as a vector for the spread of plant pests including containers, soil, vehicles, and machinery.

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Date Of Record Release 2011-07-07 16:30:36
Alternate Title Treaty Doc. 104-17
Description This treaty takes action to control the introduction and spread of pests of plants and plant products. The treaty protects natural as well as cultivated plants, so it has implications for agriculture as well as biodiversity. While the IPPC's primary focus is on plants and plant products moving in international trade, the convention also covers research materials, biological control organisms, and anything else that can act as a vector for the spread of plant pests including containers, soil, vehicles, and machinery.
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Source University of North Texas
Keyword Treaties, Biodiversity, Invasive species
Selector Selection Committee
Date Of Record Creation 2011-07-07 16:21:18
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Date Last Modified 2011-07-07 16:57:05
Creator International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants, United States. President (1993-20
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2011-07-07 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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