UNUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe

Working Party on Agricultural Quality Standards

Thirty-sixth Session of the
Specialized Section on Seed Potatoes (GE.6)
20 - 22 March 2006
Palais des Nations, Salle IX, Geneva



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1. Adoption of the agenda ECE/TRADE/WP.7/GE.6/2006/1

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2. Matters of interest arising since the last session ECE/TRADE/WP.7/GE.6/2006/2

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3. Information on the result of the meetings of the Bureau ECE/TRADE/WP.7/GE.6/2006/3
(Report Rostock)

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4. Review of the UNECE Standard for Seed Potatoes   The present version (2005) of the standard is available on the Internet at:

Seed Potatoes

INF.1 (Standard containing the proposed changes)
(a) Reference to the UNECE standard on the label


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Further development of Annex VIII: Images for common scab/netted scab


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INF.5 Presentation [En]
(c) Proposed amendments to Section E and Annex VI (comparative tests) ECE/TRADE/WP.7/GE.6/2006/6

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5. Arbitration rules/dispute settlement ECE/TRADE/WP.7/GE.6/2006/7
(France and Netherlands)

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INF.3 (Information RUCIP/Press Release) [ENG]

INF.3 (Information RUCIP/Press Release) [FRE]
6. Exchange of practices for taking samples for tuber inspection ECE/TRADE/WP.7/GE.6/2006/8(*) (Netherlands and United States)

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INF.2 Tuber Inspection Procedures in 4 countries
7. The concept of Living Modified Organisms (LMO) in the Standard ECE/TRADE/WP.7/GE.6/2006/9
(Italy and Russian Federation)

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8. Superficial necrosis caused by virus (PTNRD) ECE/TRADE/WP.7/GE.6/2006/10

[French] (French only)
9. Paper on distribution of tomato spotted wilt virus ECE/TRADE/WP.7/GE.6/2006/11
(United Kingdom)

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10. Further development of the pest list and mentioning of standard test methods ECE/TRADE/WP.7/GE.6/2006/12

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11. Homogeneity/size of the lot  
12. Information collected by the secretariat on National Catalogues of Varieties and Designated Authorities  
13. Next meetings and future work  
14. Preparation of the next session of the Working Party on Agricultural Quality Standards  
15. Other business  
16. Election of officers   
17. Adoption of the report ECE/TRADE/WP.7/GE.6/2006/13

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Monday 20 March 2006 10:00 - 13:00 Items 1 - 4
    15:00 - 18:00 Item 4
Tuesday 21 March 2006 10:00 - 13:00 Items 4 - 7
    15:00 - 18:00 Items 8 - 16
Wednesday 22 March 2006 10:00 - 13:00 Item 17