The Phase 1 C. buxicola Certification program was developed by CNCI in order to minimize the risk of moving C. buxicola through the wholesale nursery system.
The Phase 1 C. buxicola Certification program is presently voluntary for all Canadian growers. The program is a process based certification program that includes:
The Canadian Nursery Certification Institute (CNCI) is the independent Canadian body that administers the Phase 1 C. buxicola program on behalf of the horticulture industry. CNCI will provide the documentation and contact information for third party auditors for qualified nurseries.