Plants and quarantine


Mango shoot looper

Mango shoot looper (MSL) has been detected in the Darwin rural area. It is an exotic moth species.

If you think you have seen MSL in the Northern Territory, call 1800 084 881.

Read more about MSL.

You risk breaking quarantine laws by bringing certain types of plants, fruits and vegetables and agricultural equipment into Northern Territory (NT).

Some produce and equipment are infected with pests and disease.

These pages are for agricultural producers who want to import or export.

They also have guidelines interstate visitors and residents about the types of products that are restricted in the NT.

Read the plant quarantine manual on the Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade website for requirements to:

  • introduce plant material and plant-related material into the NT or
  • move material within the Territory.

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Last updated: 13 April 2022

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