Buffer zone

Topic:

Pathology

Definition:

“An area surrounding or adjacent to an area officially delimited for phytosanitary purposes in order to minimize the probability of spread of the target pest into or out of the delimited area, and subject to phytosanitary or other control measures, if appropriate”

References

International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures. ISPM 5 Glossary of phytosanitary terms. Produced by the Secretariat of theInternational Plant Protection Convention. Adopted 2016; published 2017. http://www.fao.org/fileadmin/user_upload/faoterm/PDF/ISPM_05_2016_En_2017-05-25_PostCPM12_InkAm.pdf

 

Last Updated:

Nov. 2020
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