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Protecting Japanese Agriculture and Forests - Functions of Plant Protection Stations

Published: Wed, 27 May 2015, 16:02
Last updated: Fri, 29 May 2015, 09:44
This brochure provides information on the functions of Plant Protection Stations, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Japan. Plant Protection Stations function to protect Japan's agriculture and plants. They prevent the introduction of overseas pests that may damage Japanese crops by conducting import quarantine at seaports and airports throughout Japan. They also implement domestic quarantine to prevent the spread of specially designated pests within Japan as well as export quarantine in response to requests from other countries. This brochure is written in both English and Japanese, and includes information on:
  • Role of Plant Protection Stations
  • Import & export quarantine system
  • Domestic quarantine system
  • Research for highly advanced plant quarantine
  • Network of Plant Protection Stations in Japan etc.

Resource provide by:
  • NPPO of Japan
Type of contact: NPPO
  • Advocacy
Submitted by: NPPO of Japan

Protecting Japanese Agriculture and Forest_Functions of Plant Protection Stations .pdf