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Plant Quarantine
Plant Quarantine

◎ Major responsibilities

  • Inspection and quarantine of plants and plant products for export.
  • Cooperate with foreign quarantine officer for quarantine treatment in Taiwan.
  • Inspection and quarantine of plant parcels for export and import.
  • Post-entry quarantine of import plants.
  • Audit and manage the fumigation and heat treatment facilities for wood packaging material.
  • Inspection and quarantine of Phalaenopsis in growing medium for export to countries.
  • Develop quarantine treatments on fruits for export.
  • Implement hypobaric fumigation treatment on crops for export.
  • Carry out other services related to plant inspection.

Inspect plants and their products for export


Quarantine imported or exported plant or their products

Quarantine imported or exported plant or their products

Administer Phalaenopsis with cultivated medium which is exported to the U. S.

Administer Phalaenopsis with cultivated medium which is exported to the USA


Administer wood packaging material fumigation and heat treatment facilities


Interface with foreign quarantine officers who come to Taiwan for fresh fruits quarantine treatment procedures

Develop new technologies to meet quarantine requirements for exporting fresh fruits

Isolate imported plants and their products

◎ Accomplishment

This area, situated in west-central Taiwan, has a suitable climate for agricultural growth, so the export trade of flower and seedling production is great. Seedlings account for 65%, of our duties and are the major quarantine category. Others include wood, wooden articles, cereals, seeds, fruits and vegetables that account for 35%.