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Document 31993L0061

Commission Directive 93/61/EEC of 2 July 1993 setting out the schedules indicating the conditions to be met by vegetable propagating and planting material, other than seed pursuant to Council Directive 92/33/EEC

OJ L 250, 7.10.1993, p. 19–28 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT)
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In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dir/1993/61/oj

7.10.1993   

EN

Official Journal of the European Communities

L 250/19


COMMISSION DIRECTIVE 93/61/EEC

of 2 July 1993

setting out the schedules indicating the conditions to be met by vegetable propagating and planting material, other than seed pursuant to Council Directive 92/33/EEC

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Economic Community,

Having regard to Council Directive 92/33/EEC of 28 April 1992 on the marketing of vegetable propagating and planting material, other than seed (1), and in particular Article 4 thereof,

Whereas, in applying the provisions of this Directive, it is appropriate to take into account the production cycles of the various materials;

Whereas, the conditions laid down in this Directive may be regarded as the minimum standard acceptable at this stage, regard being had to the current production conditions in the Community; whereas they will progressively be developed and refined in order ultimately to achieve high standards of quality;

Whereas the measures provided for in this Directive are in accordance with the opinion of the Standing Committee on Seeds and Propagating Material for Agriculture, Horticulture and Forestry,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DIRECTIVE:

Article 1

1.   This Directive establishes the schedules referred to in Article 4 of Directive 92/33/EEC and sets out requirements as to labelling referred to in Article 11 of that Directive.

2.   The schedules apply to the growing crop and vegetable propagating material (including rootstock), and planting material derived therefrom, of all the genera and species referred to in Annex II to Directive 92/33/EEC, and to rootstocks of other genera and species referred to in Article 4 of that Directive, irrespective of the propagation system applied, the abovementioned items being hereinafter collectively referred to as ‘the material’.

3.   The provisions of this Directive shall apply progressively, account being taken of the production cycles of the material referred to in paragraph 2.

Article 2

The material shall, where applicable, comply with the relevant plant health conditions laid down in Council Directive 77/93/EEC (2).

Article 3

1.   Without prejudice to the provisions of Article 2, material must at least appear, on visual inspection, to be substantially free from harmful organisms and diseases liable to affect quality, or signs or symptoms thereof, which reduce the usefulness of the vegetable propagating and planting material, and in particular from those listed in the Annex hereto, in respect of the genus or species concerned.

2.   Any material showing visible signs or symptoms of harmful organisms or diseases referred to in paragraph 1 at the stage of the growing crop shall be treated properly immediately upon their appearance or, where appropriate, shall be eliminated.

3.   In the case of bulbs of shallots and garlic, the following requirements shall also be met: the propagating material shall be derived directly from material which, at the stage of the growing crop, has been checked and found to be substantially free from any harmful organisms and diseases, or signs or symptoms thereof, referred to in paragraph 1 and in particular from those listed in the Annex hereto.

Article 4

The material shall have identity and purity in respect of genera or species and shall also have sufficient varietal identity and varietal purity.

Article 5

1.   The material shall be substantially free from defects likely to impair its quality as propagating or planting material.

2.   The vigour and dimensions of the material shall be satisfactory in respect of its usefulness as vegetable propagating and planting material. Furthermore, an appropriate balance shall be assured between the roots, stems and leaves.

Article 6

1.   The supplier's document referred to in Article 11 of Directive 92/33/EEC shall be of suitable material which has not previously been used and shall be printed in at least one of the official languages of the Community. It shall contain the following information headings:

(i)

indication ‘EEC quality’

(ii)

indication of EEC Member State code;

(iii)

indication of responsible official body or its distinguishing code;

(iv)

registration or accreditation number;

(v)

name of supplier;

(vi)

individual serial, week or batch number;

(vii)

date of issue of the supplier's document;

(viii)

reference number of seed lot in the case of young plants raised direct from seeds marketed pursuant to Council Directive 70/458/EEC (3). Alternatively this reference number shall be made available, on request, to the responsible official body;

(ix)

common name, or where the material is accompanied by a plant passport in accordance with Commission Directive 92/105/EEC (4), botanical name;

(x)

denomination of the variety. In the case of rootstock, denomination of the variety or its designation;

(xi)

quantity;

(xii)

in the case of imports from third countries pursuant to Article 16 (2) of Directive 92/33/EEC, the name of the country of harvesting.

2.   Where the material is accompanied by a plant passport in accordance with Directive 92/105/EEC, the plant passport may, if the supplier so wishes, constitute the supplier's document referred to in paragraph 1. Nonetheless, the remark ‘EEC-quality’ and an indication as to the responsible official body under Directive 92/33/EEC must be given, together with a reference to the denomination of the variety. In the case of imports from third countries under Article 16 (2) of Directive 92/33/EEC, the name of the country of harvesting must also be given. This information may be on the same document as the plant passport but must be clearly separated.

Article 7

1.   Member States shall bring into force the laws, regulations or administrative provisions necessary to comply with this Directive not later than 31 December 1993. They shall forthwith inform the Commission thereof.

When Member States adopt these provisions, these shall contain a reference to this Directive or shall be accompanied by such reference at the time of their official publication. The procedure for such reference shall be adopted by Member States.

2.   Member States shall communicate to the Commission the text of the main provisions of domestic law which they adopt in the field covered by this Directive.

Article 8

This Directive is addressed to the Member States.

Done at Brussels, 2 July 1993.

For the Commission

René STEICHEN

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ No L 157, 10. 6. 1992, p. 1.

(2)  OJ No L 26, 31. 1. 1977, p. 20.

(3)  OJ No L 225, 12. 10. 1970, p. 7.

(4)  OJ No L 4, 8. 1. 1993, p. 22.


ANNEX

LIST OF SPECIFIC HARMFUL ORGANISMS AND DISEASES LIABLE TO AFFECT QUALITY

Genus or species

Specific harmful organisms and diseases

Allium ascalonicum

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Delia spp.

 

Ditylenchus dipsaci

 

Thysanoptera, but especially Thrips tabaci

 

Fungi

 

Botrytis spp.

 

Peronospora destructor

 

Sclerotium cepivorum

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Onion yellow dwarf virus

Allium cepa

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Delia spp.

 

Ditylenchus dipsaci

 

Meloidogyne spp.

 

Thysanoptera, but especially Thrips tabaci

 

Bacteria

 

Pseudomonas spp.

 

Fungi

 

Botrytis spp.

 

Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cepae

 

Peronospora destructor

 

Sclerotium cepivorum

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Onion yellow dwarf virus

Allium fistulosum

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Delia spp.

 

Ditylenchus dipsaci

 

Thysanoptera, but especially Thrips tabaci

 

Fungi

 

Sclerotium cepivorum

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All

Allium porrum

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Delia spp.

 

Ditylenchus dipsaci

 

Thysanoptera

 

Bacteria

 

Pseudomonas spp.

 

Fungi

 

Alternaria porri

 

Fusarium culmorum

 

Phytophthora porri

 

Scelerotium cepivorum

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Leek yellow stripe virus

Allium sativum

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Aceria tulipae

 

Delia spp.

 

Ditylenchus dipsaci

 

Thysanoptera

 

Bacteria

 

Pseudomonas fluorescens

 

Fungi

 

Sclerotium cepivorum

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Onion yellow dwarf virus

Apium graveolens

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Acidia heraclei

 

Lygus spp.

 

Psila rosae

 

Thysanoptera, but especially Frankliniella occidentalis and Thrips tabaci

 

Bacteria

 

Erwinia carotovora subsp. carotovora

 

Pseudomonas syringae pv. apii

 

Fungi

 

Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. apii

 

Phoma apiicola

 

Pythium spp.

 

Sclerotinia sclerotiorum

 

Septoria apiicola

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Celery mosaic virus and Cucumber mosaic virus

Asparagus officinalis

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Brachyorynella asparagi

 

Hypopta caestrum

 

Platyparea poecyloptera

 

Fungi

 

Fusarium spp.

 

Rhizoctonia violacea

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All

Beta vulgaris

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Pegomyia betae

 

Fungi

 

Phoma betae

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Beet necrotic yellow vein virus

Brassica oleracea

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Aleyrodidae

 

Aphididae

 

Heterodera spp.

 

Lepidoptera, but especially Pieris brassicae

 

Thysanoptera, but especially Frankliniella occidentalis

 

Bacteria

 

Pseudomonas syringae pv. maculicola

 

Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris

 

Fungi

 

Alternaria brassicae

 

Mycosphaerella spp.

 

Phoma lingam

 

Plasmodiophora brassicae

 

Pythium spp.

 

Rhizoctonia solani

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Cauliflower mosaic virus, Tospovirusses and Turnip mosaic virus

Brassica pekinensis

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Aphididae

 

Lepidoptera, but especially Pieris brassicae

 

Bacteria

 

Erwinia carotovora

 

Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris

 

Fungi

 

Alternaria brassicae

 

Botrytis cinerea

 

Mycosphaerella spp.

 

Phoma lingam

 

Plasmodiophora brassicae

 

Sclerotinia spp.

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Tospoviruses

Capsicum annuum

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their-development

 

Aleyrodidae

 

Leptinotarsa decemlineata

 

Ostrinia nubilalis

 

Phthorimaea operculella

 

Tetranychidae

 

Thysanoptera, but especially Frankliniella occidentalis

 

Fungi

 

Leveillula taurica

 

Pyrenochaeta lycopersici

 

Pythium spp.

 

Phytophthora capsici

 

Verticillium albo atrum

 

Verticillium dahliae

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Cucumber mosaic virus, Tomato mosaic virus, Pepper mild mottle virus and Tobacco mosaic virus

Cichorium endivia

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Aphididae

 

Thysanoptera, but especially Frankliniella occidentalis

 

Fungi

 

Botrytis cinerea

 

Erysiphe cichoriacearum

 

Sclerotinia spp.

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Beet western yellow virus and Lettuce mosaic virus

Cichorium intybus

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Aphididae

 

Napomyza cichorii

 

Apion assimile

 

Bacteria

 

Erwinia carotovora

 

Erwinia chrysanthemi

 

Pseudomonas marginalis

 

Fungi

 

Phoma exigua

 

Phytophthora erythroseptica

 

Pythium spp.

 

Sclerothinia sclerotiorum

Citrullus lanatus

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Aleyrodidae

 

Aphididae

 

Meloidogyne spp.

 

Polyphagotarsonemus latus

 

Tetranychus spp.

 

Thysanoptera, but especially Frankliniella occidentalis

 

Fungi

 

Colletotrichum lagenarium

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Watermelon mosaic virus 2

Cucumis melo

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Aleyrodidae

 

Aphididae

 

Meloidogyne spp.

 

Polyphagotarsonemus latus

 

Tetranychus spp.

 

Thysanoptera, but especially Frankliniella occidentalis

 

Bacteria

 

Pseudomonas synringae pv. lachrymans

 

Fungi

 

Colletotrichum lagenarium

 

Fusarium spp.

 

Pythium spp.

 

Sphaerotheca fuliginea

 

Verticillium spp.

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Cucumber green mottle virus, Cucumber mosaic virus and Squash mosaic virus

Cucumis sativus

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Aleyrodidae

 

Aphididae

 

Delia platura

 

Meloidogyne spp.

 

Polyphagotarsonemus latus

 

Tetranychus spp.

 

Thysanoptera, but especially Frankliniella occidentalis

 

Bacteria

 

Pseudomonas syringae pv. lachrymans

 

Fungi

 

Fusarium spp.

 

Phytophthora spp.

 

Pseudoperonospora cubensis

 

Pythium spp.

 

Rhizoctonia spp.

 

Sphaerotheca fuliginea

 

Verticillium spp.

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All

Cucurbita maxima

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Aleyrodidade

 

Aphididae

 

Meloidogyne spp.

 

Polyphagotarsonemus latus

 

Tetranychus spp.

 

Thysanoptera, but especially Frankliniella occidentalis

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All

Cucurbita pepo

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Aleyrodidae

 

Aphididae

 

Meloidogyne spp.

 

Polyphagotarsonemus latus

 

Tetranychus spp.

 

Thysanoptera, but especially Frankliniella occidentalis

 

Bacteria

 

Pseudomonas syringae pv. lachrymans

 

Fungi

 

Fusarium spp.

 

Sphaerotheca fuliginea

 

Verticillium spp.

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Cucumber mosaic virus, Squash mosaic virus, Zucchini yellow mosaic virus and Tospoviruses

Cynara cardunculus and Cynara scolymus

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Aleyrodidae

 

Aphididae

 

Thysanoptera

 

Fungi

 

Bremia lactucae

 

Leveillula taurica f. sp. cynara

 

Pythium spp.

 

Rhizoctonia solani

 

Sclerotium rolfsii

 

Sclerotinia sclerotiorum

 

Verticillium dahliae

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All

Foeniculum vulgare

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Aleyrodidae

 

Aphididae

 

Thysanoptera

 

Bacteria

 

Erwinia carotovora subsp. carotovora

 

Pseudomonas marginalis pv. marginalis

 

Fungi

 

Cercospora foeniculi

 

Phytophthora syringae

 

Sclerotinia spp.

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

Celery mosaic virus

Lactuca sativa

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Aphididae

 

Meloidogyne spp.

 

Thysanoptera, but especially Frankliniella occidentalis

 

Fungi

 

Botrytis cinerea

 

Bremia lactucae

 

Pythium spp.

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Lettuce big vein, Lettuce mosaic virus and Lettuce ring necrosis

Lycopersicon lycopersicum

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Aphididae

 

Aleyrodidae

 

Hauptidia maroccana

 

Meloidogyne spp.

 

Tetranychus spp.

 

Thysanoptera, but especially Frankliniella occidentalis

 

Vasates lycopersici

 

Bacteria

 

Pseudomonas syringae pv. tomato

 

Fungi

 

Alternaria solani

 

Cladosporium fulvum

 

Colletotrichum coccoides

 

Didymella lycopersici

 

Fusarium oxysporum

 

Leveillula taurica

 

Phytophthora nicotianae

 

Pyrenochaeta lycopersici

 

Pythium spp.

 

Rhizoctonia solani

 

Slerotinia sclerotiorum

 

Verticillium spp.

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Cucumber mosaic virus, Potato virus X, Potato virus Y, Tobacco mosaic virus, Tomato mosaic virus and Tomato yellow leaf curl virus

Rheum spp.

Bacteria

 

Agrobacterium tumefaciens

 

Erwinia rhapontici

 

Fungi

 

Armillariella mellea

 

Verticillium spp.

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Arabis mosaic virus and Turnip mosaic virus

Solanum melongena

Insects, mites and nematodes at all stages of their development

 

Aleyrodidae

 

Aphididae

 

Hemitarsonemus latus

 

Leptinotarsa decemlineata

 

Meloidogyne spp.

 

Tetranychidae

 

Thysanoptera, but especially Frankliniella occidentalis

 

Fungi

 

Fusarium spp.

 

Leveillula taurica f. sp. cynara

 

Rhizoctonia solani

 

Pythium spp.

 

Sclerotinia sclerotiorum

 

Verticillium spp.

 

Viruses and virus-like organisms

 

All, but especially Cucumber mosaic virus, Eggplant mosaic virus, Potato virus Y and Tobacco mosaic virus


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