To Ukraine from Turkey brought your tomatoes

В Украину из Турции завезли зараженные помидоры

In Ukraine brought the infected tomatoes from Turkey

In tomatoes during the customs control found South American moth. Your consignment was returned to the exporting country.

In Khmelnitsky region in a shipment of Turkish tomatoes discovered South American tomato moth. This was reported by the press center of Gospodarevskaya.

In particular, when conducting phytosanitary control at the customs in the shipment of fresh tomatoes weighing 14.95 tons, which arrived from Turkey, was discovered by a quarantine organism – the South American tomato moth (Tuta absoluta Meyr.). This is a dangerous quarantine pest of vegetable crops and greenhouse, which is home to South America.

Your consignment was returned to the exporting country.

With the aim of preventing such incidents in the exporting country – Turkey – send a notification of the discrepancy of the goods the phytosanitary requirements of Ukraine.

Note, in Ukraine, the moth was first discovered in 2010, and it can become a very serious problem, because the yield losses of tomatoes due to moth reached 80-100%.

Earlier the employees of the regional Department of Gospodarevskaya in Odessa region prevented the importation into Ukraine of nearly 200 tons of contaminated bananas, tangerines and grapefruits.

It was also reported that Ukraine is among the top five exporting agricultural products to EU countries.

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