Virus detected in about 1100 tons of oranges imported from Iran to Azerbaijan

Virus detected in about 1100 tons of oranges imported from Iran to Azerbaijan
# 27 February 2023 18:08 (UTC +04:00)

Within the framework of control measures, a phytosanitary inspection was carried out on the batches of orange products imported from the Islamic Republic of Iran, and the samples taken from the products were examined in the appropriate laboratory of the Azerbaijan Food Safety Institute (AQTA), AQTA told APA.

As a result of test protocols, citrus tristeza virus, a harmful organism that was quarantined in 54 cases, was detected in 1,098 tons of imported orange products (from January 1 to February 23, 2023).

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