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This draft report has been issued to give all interested parties an opportunity to comment on relevant technical biosecurity issues, with supporting rationale. A final report will then be produced taking into consideration any comments received.
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Acronyms and abbreviations 7
1.1Australia’s biosecurity policy framework 10
1.2This risk analysis 10
2Method for pest risk analysis 13
2.1Stage 1 Initiation 13
2.2Stage 2 Pest risk assessment 14
2.3Stage 3 Pest risk management 22
3Korea’s commercial production practices for strawberries 24
3.1Assumptions used in estimating unrestricted risk 24
3.2Climate in production areas 24
3.4Harvesting and handling procedures 34
3.6Export capability 39
4Pest risk assessments for quarantine pests 41
4.1Angular leaf spot 44
4.3Kanzawa spider mite 54
4.4Brown rot 58
4.5Spotted wing drosophila 63
4.6Pest risk assessment conclusions 65
6Pest risk management 68
6.1Pest risk management measures 68
6.2Operational system for the maintenance and verification of phytosanitary status 73
6.3Uncategorised pests 76
6.4 Review of processes 76
6.5 Meeting Australia’s food laws 77
Appendix A Initiation and categorisation for pests of fresh strawberry fruit from Korea 79