Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA)
As a partner of USDA, ODA can do the following:
- Issue phytosanitary certificates
- Provide field inspections and laboratory testing
- Conduct surveys to establish pest-free status
The ODA Virus Certification Program tests fruit and ornamental plant species for viruses of quarantine significance.
Plants tested include the following:
- Malus, apples and crabapples
- Prunus, fruiting and ornamental cherries
- Plums, fruiting and ornamental
- Peaches and apricots
- Pyrus, domestic pears, Asian pears, and flowering pears
- Cydonia, quince
ODA offers a variety of field inspection services for farmers and growers that export their crops or products to other countries.
Services include the following:
- Seed field inspections for countries or states that require pest-free certification
- Potato field inspections for late blight
- Mint field inspection for Verticillium wilt
- Allium (onion, garlic, chive, leek, and shallot) field inspections for white rot
Field inspection applications must be completed, signed, and submitted to ODA so these crops can be inspected when required for pests of quarantine significance to our international customers.
The Imported Timber Inspection Program monitors imported, untreated wood products for exotic (non-native) plant pests and diseases. Importers are required to notify the department of any incoming shipments of untreated (non-heat treated) wood products. Official inspectors then inspect and test products as necessary.
Accessing PCIT or VEHCS for the First Time
Industry Users Quick Reference Guide for logging into PCIT Document
Plant diagnostic services
Guidelines for collecting and submitting samples and tests with fees for plant disgnostic services Document