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Title:
Service and regulatory announcements
Alternate Title:
Service and regulatory announcement
S.R.A.--B.P.I
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v. : ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Bureau of Plant Industry
Publisher:
G.P.O.
Place of Publication:
Washington
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Frequency:
completely irregular

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Subjects / Keywords:
Seeds -- Law and legislation -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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Notes

Statement of Responsibility:
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
S.R.A.--B.P.I. 1 (Apr. 1914)-
General Note:
Some issues have title: Service and regulatory announcement.
General Note:
Title from caption.

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University of Florida
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Resource Identifier:
aleph - 004892134
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ddc - 631.52 U65
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Full Text


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Issued June 17, 1915.


tt-E. P., 2. 2.


DEPARTMENT


BUREAU


OF


OF PLANT


AGRICULTURE,


INDUSTRY


WM. A.


TAYLOR, Cmar op BuRsAU.


SERVICE


AND


REGULATORY


ANNOUNCEMENTS.


MAY. 1915.


OINT REGULATIONS (REVISED) OF THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY


AND SECRETARY
ACT, APPROVED


OF AGRICULTURE UNDER THE SEED
AUGUST 24, 1912.'


IMPORTATION


REGULATION 1.-SHORT TITLE OF THE ACT.


fe act


"To regulate foreign commerce


by prohibiting the admission


into the


UTited States of certain adulterated grain and seeds unfit for seeding p


approved August 24,


1912."


shall be known and referred to as


act of August 24,


REGULATION


"The


a
a
a:
f's.


2.-DEFINITIONS.


Sr.-The term


"clover


shall include:


Trifolium lybridum..... .......
r e...............
. "m -- um
,m rep n tt.... ...... -.....-
() Doddr-The term "dodder


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..... alsike cl
...... crimson
......red clov
...... -white cl


" shall include all species of


love

er.
lover. "
Cuscuta.


c) Millet-.-he term "millet" shall include:
Cbaetochloa italics (Setaria italica). ...... ....
Panicum miliaceum............................


..Hungarian or German M
..broom-corn millet.


(d) Rape.-The term


rape


" shall include the forms of Brassiea napus, winter rape,


commonly grown as forage, but shall not include the forms of Brassica napus, summer


rape or bird rape,


commonly grown for its seed.


(e) Sorghum.-The term


sorghum (Sorghum rulgare).
(f) Kafir corn.-The term


'C
sojhum


"shall include the saccharine varieties of Holeus


"Kafir corn


" shall include the nonsaccharine, or grain,


-, -: -


(a)


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BUREAU OF PLANT INDUSTRY.


[May, .


Agrostemma githago (Lychnis githago)


Allium vineale .... .......-..


Alsine (Stellaria) -.....
Amaranthus..........
Ambrosia. ..- ..
Anagallis arvensis... -
Anthemis- -.......-


a a ....-.
- a a a -
. .


Anthyllis vulneraria... .
Atriplex .-...-....


.........corn cockle.


.............. .......garlic, wild onion.
..-.. .................chickweed.
... ......-.... .........amaranth.
.............. ... ragweed.
................. .. .pimpernel.
.-.........-.... .... .Mayweed.
.-...................... kidney vetch.
S-.............-..-...- saltbush.


Avena fatua ............
Avena fatua glabrescens ----------- --
Axyris amaranthoides. ................... ...........
Berteroa incana (Alyssum incanum).> ... .. .. ......
Brassica .-- -....-..... ... ...-aaa a ...


.wild oats.


.hoary alyssum.
.mustard.


Except B. napus (winter rape).
Bromus hordeaceus
Bromus racemosus.
S................... ................ chess.
Bromus secalinus..
Bromus tectorum..
Bursa bursa-pastoris (Capsella bursa-pastoris).... -.. shepherd's-purse.


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If
4


I


I


Camelina ...........
Campe (Barbarea)...
Carduus (including C
Carex........... .
SGe~tatre...........

^ Chaetoedithaglealca (a
Chaetochlsa g-a (I

Chenopodiuum.-a. a
Chrysantheniunt luc
Cichorium inty bu.
Conringia orie&1..


Convolvulus -. .f.-.
.,Cuscuta.. -,. -....
at a. .a a
caucus catota......
Echinochloa crus-gal
Echium vulgare ...
Eragrostis.....-.--.
Erodium cicutarium.


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Eruca sativa......--
Erysimum .......
Festuca myuros. .....
O nliinm


........ ........................ false flax.
.. ........................... .. winter cress.
1nicus) -... .....-... .a thistle.
.... ... ....... ....- .....sedge.
.. .. ..... ............... ... .... .star thistle, cornflower.
................. .. ........... mouse-ear chickweed.
Setaria glauca). .............. .. yellow foxtail, pigeon grass.
Setaria viridis). -...-......-.-.. green foxtail.
. .. .-. .. .... .amb 's-quarters.
:anthemum......-........... .. ..oxeye daisy.
....... ......................... chicory.
.....-..--...-.. -.............. .hare's-ear mustard.
................................ bindweed.
........ .. --- ...........Sdodder.
............. ..................jimson weed.
---.. ............- ....... ......... wild carrot.
li (Panicum crus-galli) ....--..... barnyard grass.
... .... .........................blueweed.
- .. .. s tinIk-grass.
. .. ... .. .. .... a filaria.
................- .............. ocket (roquette).
......... ...------ ................. treacle mustard.
S................... ............rat's-tail fescue.
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1915.1


SERVICE AND REGULATORY ANNOUNCEMENTS.


Jun us. ..............
Lappula echinata (Ech
Lappula texana (Echin
Leontodon au tumnale.
Leonurus cardiac ....
Lepidium ...........
Linaria ......-..-.-
Lithospermum arvense
Lolium temulentum...
Lotus. ...............
Lychnis .. ...... ..
Madia sativa. ........
Matricaria inodora .. -..
Medicago arabica (M. n
Medicago hispida denti
Medicago lupulina-....
Melilotus ...........
Molinia coerulea....-...


.. -.... .. ....... ..... .. .rush.
inospermum lappula).......... stickseed.
Lospermum redowskii)......... stickseed.
..... ... ...... .... ...- .. fall dandelion.
........... .. ... .... motherwor t.
............... ... ........... peppergrass.
.......-.......- ......-.....- butter-and-eggs; toi
............................... corn gromwell.
.........-.................... darnel.
............... .. .. ........ bird's-foot trefoil.
-....- .............. -...-. cam pion.
.... .. .......... -....... tarweed.
.-....... .......... ... ......--. scentless camomile.
naculata) ...............--.. spotted bur clover.
culata (M. denticulate ........ toothed bur clover.
....... ........... --..--- ........ yellow trefoil.
...... ....................... sweet clover.


Nepeta cataria .. ........--.... ............... catnip.
Neslia paniculata ......-............ ............... ball mustard.
Notholcus (Holcus) .............................. velvet grass.
Oenothera biennis ................................ evening primrose.
Picris.............................................. oxtongue.
Plantago- ................... ..................... buckhorn; plantain.
Poljgonum. ................... ................. knotweed; bindweed;
weed; lady's-thumb.
Portulaca oleracea ................................. purslane.


Potentilla. -.--.....a
Prunella vulgaris .....
Ranunculus. ..........
Raphanus raphanistrum
Rosa ......a..-......-
Rudbeckia hirta........
Rumex a............ .
Salsola .-.---.. -.....- ..
Sanguisorba ...........
Sherardia arvensis. ...
Silene ... ..........
Sisymbrium...........
Solanum ...........
Sonchus. .. ... ..
Spergula...... .........
Syntherisma (Digitaria).
rn --- -. -a


a................ ..a-.... .. five-finger.
.. ................ .... ..... heal-all.
...... ....... ......... ..... buttercup.
-......-...... .... ..........- wild radish.
...........a................ wild rose.
-..a-a.............. .....-a brown-eyed Susan.
.... ........... ...a..a. dock; sorrel.
.- .................. ......-- Russian thistle.
............................. burnet.
............................. field madder.
........... ...... .. .. .catchfly.
..................-......... tumbling mustard.
.......... -...... ...... .. nightshade.
.............. .... -* ........ sow thistle.
.. ............ .............. spurry.
.......... ................. ... crab-grass.
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BUREAU


OF PLANT


INDUSTRY.


[May,


REGULATION


3.-SAMPLING.


The collector of customs shall draw and forward for examination, without specific
request from the Secretary of Agriculture, samples of all seeds of alfalfa, Canadian blue-
grass, Kentucky bluegrass, millet, orchard grass, rape, redtop, timothy, clover, meadow
fescue, and awnless brome-grass, when entered for consumption, whether or not a
consular invoice is presented on the entry thereof.
Samples of shipments of the other seeds enumerated in the act shall be drawn and
forwarded only when the Secretary of Agriculture shall make specific request for such
samples.


REGULATION


4.-DRAWING


SAMPLES.


When a shipment is made up of several lots differing in quality or price, a sample of
each lot shall be submitted as though each lot were a separate shipment. The sample
of each lot or shipment submitted to the seed laboratories, in accordance with regula-
tion 5, shall be drawn as follows: When a lot consists of five sacks or less, each sack
shall be sampled, and when consisting of more than five sacks, every fifth sack, but
not less than five sacks, shall be sampled.


REGULATION


5.-SAMPLES,


WHERE


SENT.


All samples drawn under the act by customs officers shall be forwarded to the re-
spective seed laboratories under which the ports are grouped in the following list of


seed-laboratory districts unless otherwise specifically requested by the Secreta
Agriculture or his representative.
1. Seed Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.
All ports in the States of Maine, Vermont, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey,
Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware,
ginia, Ohio, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia, and
Huron and Detroit, Mich.
2. Seed Laboratory, Purdue University, La Fayette, Ind.-All ports in the Sta
Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Minnesota, and all po
Michigan except Port Huron and Detroit.
3. Seed Laboratory, Agricultural Experiment Station, Columbia, Mo.-All ports i
States of Missouri, Iowa, Arkansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Ka
Oklahoma, and Colorado.
4. Seed Laboratory, Agricultural Experiment Station, Baton Rouge, La.-All po
the States of Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Louisiana, Texas, and New Mexico.
5. Seed Laboratory, Agricultural College, Corvallis, Oreg.-All ports in the Sta
Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
6. Seed Laboratory, Agricultural Experiment Station, Berkeley, Cal.-All ports i
States of California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah.


REGULATION


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New
Vir-
Port


tes of
rts in

n the
Lnsas,


rts in

tes of

n the


6.-NOTICE TO CONSIGNEE.


The collector of customs shall immediately notify the consignee that samples have
been drawn and that-the remainder of the shipment must be held intact, pending a


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1915.]


SERVICE


AND


REGULATORY


ANNOUNCEMENTS.


REGULATION 8.-RELEASE OR RECLEANING


OF SHIPMENT.


If the Secretary of Agriculture shall inform
violation of the said act, the collector shall no
act, and the bond, if any, given pursuant to
the seeds are found to be in violation of the
importer to reclean the seeds under bond at the
with regulations 9, 10, and 11.


the collect
longer deta
regulation
said act, th
expense of


or that the seeds are not in
in the shipment under that
7 shall be canceled; but if
e collector may permit the
the importer, in accordance


* REGULATION 9.-SAMPLES OF RECLEANED SEEDS.


The collector of customs shall draw and forward to the Secretary
or his representative a sample of the recleaned seeds, together with
screenings or other refuse removed from the seeds in the course of cl
panied by a statement of the amount of both the recleaned seeds and of
and the same procedure shall be followed with respect to such sample (
seeds as upon the original sample.


of Agriculture
sample of the
lining, accom-
the screenings,
f the recleaned


REGULATION 10.-EXPORTATION OF SHIPMENT.


If the Secretary of Agriculture shall inform the collector
recleaned seeds is not satisfactory, or if the importer shall dec
ment of seeds which the Secretary of Agriculture has found
said act, the collector shall refuse delivery of the shipment and
under customs supervision.


that the sample of the
line to reclean any ship-
to be in violation of the
require it to be exported


REGULATION 11.-DISPOSITION OF REFUSE FROM RECLEANING.


If the Secretary of Agriculture shall inform
been recleaned pursuant to regulation 8 are
purposes, such seeds may be released to the
(1) the screenings or other refuse removed in
ground or otherwise treated under customs
contained therein incapable of germination
shall have been exported under customs sup
refuse shall have been sacked, sealed, and t
and are retained subject to the conditions o
7 to secure delivery of the shipment. Screen
ance with this regulation may be recleaned
date of the entry of the shipment. Unless re
or ground or otherwise treated under custom
trained therein incapable of germination, sl
exported under customs supervision.


i the collector that any seeds which have
not adulterated and are fit for seeding
owner or consignee upon condition that
the course of recleaning shall have been
supervision so as to render any seeds
, or (2) such screenings or other refuse
)ervision, or (3) such screenings or other
igged to the satisfaction of the collector,
f the bond given pursuant to regulation
lings and other refuse retained in accord-
at any time within 12 months from the
cleaned within said period of 12 months,
s custody so as to render any seeds con-
uch screenings or other refuse shall be


REGULATION 12.-IMPORTED SEED IN VIOLATION OF THE SEED-IMPORTATION ACT
NOT TO BE MIXED WITH OTHER SEED.
Mirin anv y APd with a Int nr Rhinmpnt nf imnorted seed which haq hbpn fnund tn







BUREAU


OF PLANT


INDUSTRY.


[May, 1915.


REGULATION 15.-FAILURE TO


EXPORT TO


BE REPORTED.


Should the importer fail to export within three months from the date of refusal of
delivery any seeds the delivery of which has been refused under these regulations,
the collector shall report the facts to the Secretary of the Treasury and to the United
States attorney.


REGULATION 16.-WILLFUL


VIOLATION TO


BE REPORTED.


The collector of customs shall report to the Secretary of the Treasury and to the


United


States attorney


willful


violation


of the act which


shall


come


to his


knowledge.


REGULATION 17.-APPEAL


TO THE SECRETARY


OF AGRICULTURE.


All applications for relief from decisions as to the quality of seeds arising under
these regulations should be addressed to the Secretary of Agriculture.


REGULATION 18.-FORWARDING


OF SAMPLES OF


FORAGE-PLANT SEEDS.


Irrespective of the foregoing regulations,


collectors of customs will forward to the


Seed


Laboratory


United


States


Department


Agriculture,


Washington,


2-ounce samples of each lot of all grass, clover, and other fora;e-plant seeds imported
into the United States.


REGULATION 19.-TAKING


EFFECT OF REGULATIONS.


These regulations shall supersede all previous regulations under the seed-importation


act of August 24,


, and shall take effect May 15, 1915.


Dated April 20,


1915.


ADDITIONAL COPIES
OF THIS PUBLICATION MAY BE PROCURED FROM


THE SUPERINTENDENT


OF DOCUMENTS


GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
WASHINGTON, D. C.


L CENTS


PER COPY


C. F. MARVIN,


Acting Secretary of Agriculture.
B. R. NEWTON,
Acting Secretary of the Treasury.












































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