The largest in the history of the party affected departments dangerous quarantine weed seeds of carrots, lettuce and aster destroyed in Kostroma, told RIA Novosti on Monday representative of the department of plant quarantine regional management Rosselkhoznadzor.
About 11,000 packets of seed garden plants infected dangerous weeds and weed Ambrosia polynolistnoy found representatives of Rosselkhoznadzor for Kostroma and Ivanovo regions in one of the Kostroma stores. Ragweed is a strong allergen and dodder — a parasite that can damage most crops grown in the region. In total, according to the department, three were infected seed lots received from Moscow. Planting material was packaged in 10.95 thousand packages.
"This is the biggest party in the history of the service. Tens or even hundreds of gardens in the Kostroma region could be infected quarantine weeds," — said the official.
He said that the dangerous weeds contained in the seeds of carrots "vitamin 6" aster "Snow Pearl" and salad "Odessa kucheryavets." Currently, all of the seeds of carrots, lettuce and asters containing quarantine weeds burned in the presence of the state inspector of Rosselkhoznadzor.