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Research Project: Conservation, Management and Distribution of Citrus and Date Genetic Resources and Associated Information

Location: National Clonal Germplasm Repository for Citrus

Title: Policies, regulations, and production of viroid-free clean propagative plant materials for sustainable agriculture

Author
item LAVAGI-CRADDOCK, IRENE - University Of California, Riverside
item HARPER, SCOTT - Washington State University
item Krueger, Robert
item VIDALAKIS, GEORGIOS - University Of California, Riverside

Submitted to: Elsevier
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/23/2023
Publication Date: 11/16/2023
Citation: Lavagi-Craddock, I., Harper, S., Krueger, R., Vidalakis, G. 2023. Policies, regulations, and production of viroid-free clean propagative plant materials for sustainable agriculture. Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-99688-4.00023-7.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-99688-4.00023-7

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: This chapter will present an overview of the existing policies, regulations, and the production of viroid-free propagative plant material for sustainable agriculture. A general picture of how the spread of viroids can be prevented is depicted through specific examples of regulations and policies governing the introduction and distribution of perennial plant species, including citrus, apple, hops, and date palm trees. This chapter also provides general information on issues to consider when conducting research using plant materials and provides an example of how to apply for permits and phytosanitary certificates.