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, as revised at Geneva on November 10, 1972, on October 23, 1978, and on March 19, 1991, and signed by the United States on October 25, 1991

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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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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 25, 1995
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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Creator (Author):
Tarnoff, Peter

United States Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs, Clinton Administration.

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 25, 1995
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Place
United States
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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xv, 30 p.

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Keyword(s): treaties | biodiversity | invasive species
Series Title: Treaty Doc.
Added Title: Treaty Doc. 104-17
Added Title: Convention for the Protection of Plants
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UNT Libraries
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Environmental Policy Collection
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Resource Type: Text
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