Quarantine pests and diseases
Quarantine pests and diseases are harmful organisms, defined under legislation and difficult to control. They cause considerable damage to production in agriculture, forestry and gardening. Below you can find links to the data sheets of EPPO (in pdf format) for the most important quarantine pests and diseases for Finland.
Quarantine pests and diseases in Finland are defined by EU Council Directive 2000/29/EC, Annexes I and II.
Quarantine pests and diseases must not be present on production sites or plants offered for sale, whether imported or exported. Anyone who finds, or suspects they have found, quarantine pests or diseases, is obliged to notify a plant inspector from Evira or the region’s ELY-centre.
Horticulture in open field
- Angular leaf spot of strawberry Asian longhorn beetle
- Citrus longhorn beetle
- Plum pox potyvirus
- Ramorum leaf blight/Sudden oak death
- Red stele of strawberry
Potato and sugar beet production
- Brown rot of potato
- Colorado beetle
- Potato cyst nematodes
- Potato wart disease
- Beet necrotic yellow vein virus
- Ring rot of potato