NAME OF THE ORGANISM: Otiorhynchus sulcatus (OTIOSU)
GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE PEST
Name as submitted in the project specification (if different to the preferred name):
HOST PLANT N°1: Begonia x hiemalis (BEGEH) for the Ornamental sector.
CONCLUSION ON THE STATUS:
Not evaluated: This pest/host combination was not identified by any EU MS in the RNQP questionnaire as requiring a revision of current thresholds and or a revision of current management measures. This pest/host combination was not identified by the experts of the ornamental SEWG as being a candidate for the RNQP status with specific tolerance levels and/or specific risk management measures. Experts recommended that this pest/host combination should be covered in the future by the 'substantially free from' requirement that will remain in the EU Marketing Directives for ornamentals.