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All the plants (and/or plant products) which are imported into Japan must be cleared by plant quarantine procedures. Your cooperation is solicited to help us protect our agriculture as well as our natural resources.

Import Plant Quarantine Outlined
There are many plant pests in overseas countries which are potentially hazardous to our agriculture. Plant quarantine is conducted to prevent the introduction and spread of these pests into Japan by enforcing inspection of import plants at the seaports or airports of entry.
Regulated Articles
Import plants are regulated in the following three categories.
Articles prohibited entry into Japan
Articles subject to import inspection for entry
Articles not subject to import inspection
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