The movement of people and commodities into California can include serious pests that threaten agricultural crops, native and endangered species, public health and the economy. Uninspected illegal fruit or commodities from many areas (Central America, Hawaii, Europe, North Africa, Southeast Asia, etc.) can introduce exotic pests and diseases with devastating consequences.
Agricultural Enforcement Services is composed of the following diverse programs: Plant Quarantine & Pest Exclusion, Pest Detection & Pest Management, Nursery & Seed Inspection, Pierce's Disease Control Program, Produce Standardization & Certified Farmer's Markets, and Crop Statistics. The links in the left hand navigation will take you to the information that you are looking for.
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