Kind of border guards, phytosanitary inspectors in the port and airport undertake a thorough search of each shipment of plants arriving in Reunion.
Upon arrival, the phytosanitary certificates of each new shipment of plants are examined. After checking the papers, phytosanitary inspectors take some samples for inspection.
These inspectors search for pests that could invade the fragile ecosystem of the island. They play a crucial role in the protection of agriculture and biodiversity systems.