ASTA Weighs in on New Phytosanitary Measures

Last week the seed industry announced good news in the form of the International Standard for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPM), a world wide attempt to put seed regulations on the same page. Ric Dunkle, Senior Director of Seed Health and Trade for the American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) was at the International Plant Protection Convention in Korea when the standards were adopted.

In this interview, Dunkle talks about why the standard is important and how it will be implemented to ultimately improve international seed trade. Interview with Ric Dunkle, ASTA