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'Diagnostic activities for plant pests' is maintained by the Secretariat of the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO) and its aim is to share information on diagnostics.


EPPO is an intergovernmental organization created in 1951 which currently has 50 member countries. EPPO is responsible for harmonization and cooperation among the National Plant Protection Organizations (official authorities) of its member countries. EPPO helps its members in their efforts to protect plant health in agriculture, forestry and the uncultivated environment (standard-setting activities and exchange of information).


EPPO has established a programme on diagnostics since 1992

view the approved diagnostic protocols on the EPPO official website:



On this website, a page dedicated to EPPO activities on diagnostics is also available at: http://www.eppo.int/QUARANTINE/diagnostic_activities.htm

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