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Service and regulatory announcements
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Service and regulatory announcement
S.R.A.--B.P.I
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v. : ; 23 cm.
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English
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United States -- Bureau of Plant Industry
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Seeds -- Law and legislation -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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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)-
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Some issues have title: Service and regulatory announcement.
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University of Florida
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Full Text


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Issued May 27, 1914.


DEPARTMENT

BUREAU OF PL


OF


ANT


AGRICULTURE

INDUSTRY.


WM. A. TAYLOR, CHIEF OF BUREAU.


SERVICE


AND


REGULATORY


ANNOUNCEMENTS.


APRIL, 1914.


JOINT


REGULATIONS


THE


SECRETARY


THE


TREASURY


AND


SECRETARY
APPROVED


The act


AGRICULTURE UNDER THE SEED IMPORTATION ACT,


AUGUST 24, 1912.1

REGULATION 1.-SHORT TITLE OF THE ACT.


" To regulate foreign commerce by prohibiting the admission into the United


States of certain adulterated grain and seeds unfit for seeding purposes,


Augst 24, 1912, shall be known and referred to as


24, 1912."


" approved


"The seed importation act of Au


REGULATION 2.-DEFINITIONS.2


Clover.-The term


Trifolium hybridum. ...
Trifolium inarnatum...
Trifolium pratense.......
Trdolium repens.-.... ..


"clover

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.- a... a- ..
S- a. a a ar


shall include:


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*. a i a

*( a a a -
* a -a a


.......alsike clo
.......crimson d
.......red clovy
...-...white clhi


(b) Dodder.-The term "dodder" shall include all species of Cus


Millet.-The term


"millet"


shall include:


Chaetohloa italica (Setaria italica).............
aiicum miliaceumr.... .. -........ ...........
(d) Rape.--The term "rape"-shall include the


... ... Hungaria
...... broom-cor
forms of Brassica


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
aorghum (Sorghum vulgare).
(f) Kajfr corn-The term


"sorghum" sha

1 "Kafir corn"'


varieties of Holcus sorghum (Sorghum vulgare),


iclude the saccharine varieties of Holeus

all include the nonsaccharine, or grain,
exclusive of broom corn.


Weeds.-The following plants shall be considered weeds:


Abutilon theophrasti (A.


Achillea millefolium


avicennae)j...


e a a a a a a a a a a a a -


..... Indian mallow.


... .yarrow.


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BUREAU OF PLANT INDUSTRY.


[April,


Anagallis arvensis................. ...................pimpernel.
Anthemis................ ............................Mayweed.
Anthyllis vulneraria ................... ...............kidney vetch.
Atriplex ............................................saltbush.
Avena fatua .......... wild oats
Avena fatua glabrescens ja a a.a. aa
Axyris amaranthoides ..... ..........................----
Berteroa incana (Alyssum incanum) .... ..............hoary alyssum.
I rassica ............. .. .. ...... ........... .. ..mustard.
Except B. napus (winter rape).
Bromus hordeaceus
BromIus racemosus.
...................... ... ..... .....chess.
Bromus secalirius..
Bromus tectorum..
Bursa bursa-pastoris (Capsella bursa-pastoris)..... s .hepherd's-purse.


Camelina............
Came (Barbarea) -...
Carduus (including C


Carex..........
Centaurea. ..
Cerastium .. -
Chaetochloa gla
Chaetochloa vir
Chenopo ium..


* a a
a.a.-


-


uca (S
idis (S


Chrysanthemumileuc
Oichorium intybus...
Conringia orientalib..
Convolulus -. ...
Cus uta .. t ...
Datura........
Daucus carta. ., ....
Echi Ahod cris-gall
Echium vulgare......


Eragrostis...........
Erodium cicutarium.
Eruca sativa.........
Erysimum... .......
Festuca myuros.. .
Galium ..............
Geranium...........
Grindelia squarrosa..
Helianthu .........
Hibiscus trionum....


..-..- ... -..................,** -. false flax.
.............................. ...winter cress.
nicus) ................. ....... thistle.
.......... .....................a sedge.
.................-.............. star thistle, cornflower.
. ---.......-..-.*.a.a...mouse-ear chickweed
ietaria glauca) ......... .... .yellow foxtail, pigeon grass.
jetaria viridis).......... .. ....green foxtail.
.- .. .--- .-a-* a*lamrb's-qutiarters
anthemum....................... oxeye daisy.
* a a -a*chicory.

.... ... .........................bindweed.
..... ................ .. ........ dodder
............................... Jimson weed.
................................ wild carrot.

i (Panicum crus-galli).. ........barnyard grass.
..-....-... -..... .... ..... ... -.. blueweedd.
. .. .... .. ......... stink-grass.
.... .............. ......... alfilaria.
................. ........... .. .rocket (roquette).
a................... ..... ..... -treacle mustard.
.................. ..rat's-tail fescue
...bedstraw.
. a ..a.aa..a. ..aa..aaa aaa.cra-ne's-bill
.................... ............gumweed.
. ..sunflower.
S...-. a aa.....-aa.. -.. ..... bladder ketmia.


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1914.]


SERVICE


AND


REGULATORY


ANNOUNCEMENTS.


Linaria .---.......
Lithospermum arvense..


Lolium temulentur

Lychnis...........
Madia sativa......
Matricaria inodora.
Medicago arabica (I
Medicago hispida d
Medicago hlupulina.
Melilotus ......
Molinia coerulea. -
Nepeta cataria ....
Neslia paniculata..
Notholcus (Holcus)
Oenothera biennis.
Picris ...........
Plantago ....-..
Polygonum .......


Portulaca oleracea.
Potentilla.........
Prunella vulgaris.. -
Ranunculus .......
Raphanus raphanisi
Rosa .-.........--
Rudbeckia hirta..
Rumex...........
Salsola .-.......
Sanguisorba ... ..
Sherardia arvensise.
Silene .............
Sisymbrium .-...-
Solanum ........
Soichus ...........
Spergula. ... ....
Syntherisma (Digit:
Tarax1cVum.-.... -
Thlaspi arvense.. ..
Tragopogon pratens
Trifolium!..-...- .


M. macula
enticulata
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--. butter-and-eggs; toadflax
...-.... ............... -corn gromwell.
. ..- ....... .... darnel.
.- .. ....... .. ... bird's-foot trefoil.
... .... ........ .... .....cam piol .
..- .....- ... .. ... tarweed.
-..................... scentless camomile.
ta). -.............-.---.. spotted bur clover.
(M. denticulata). .... .toothed bur clover.
.-...... .. ... ..... yellow trefoil.
...................... sweet clover.


S - .catnip.
..................................ball m mustard.
.... .. .... velvet grass.
......................... ..........venoxtongue. primrose.

.................. ............. buckhorn; plantain.
..... -...-.......-..... --..-...-. knotweed; bindweed;
weed; lady's-thumb.
........................ .. ........purslane.
- ---... ....- ----------.- five-fingerl.
S . heal-all.
.......................,..........buttercup.
trum............................. .wild radish.
- -...........- -- -- -- ... .. ............ ild rose.
..................................brown-eyed Susan.
................................ dock; sorrel.
..--.. .. .-...... .- .... ... ... Russian thistle.
............ ... .......... burnet.
................................ -field madder.
.. .... .. -. ... ....... -catchfly.
.................. ................ tumbling mustard.
.................................. nightshade.
......---.....-....- ................ sow thistle.
* .--- .- -- I.purry i
r.... ................... ........... crab-grss.
.... ............... ...............dandelion.
i... ...- ..- ..- ... ..... ...... ..... Frenchwed.
is. ......... ........... ....... goat's-beard.
............. ............. ......... wild clover.


Except T


hybridum,


inca


rnatum. T


pratense,


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BUREAU


OF PLANT


INDUSTRY.


(April,


REGULATION 4.-SAMPLING: WITHOUT SPECIFIC REQUEST OF THE SECRETARY OF
AGRICULTURE.


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
bluegrass, Kentucky bluegrass, awnless brome-grass, clover, meadow fescue, millet,
orchard grass, rape, redtop, timothy, or mixtures of seeds containing any of such seeds
as one of the principal component parts, from noncontiguous territory, entered on
pro forma invoices. Similar action should be taken with respect to seeds of the same
kinds from contiguous territory whether or not a consular invoice is presented on the
entry thereof.
REGULATION 5.-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 6, 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 6.-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 t
Agriculture or his representative.
1. Seed Laboratory, United States Department of Agriculture, Washi
All ports in the States of Maine, Vermont, Rhode Island, New York, N
Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland,
ginia, Ohio, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Ge
Huron and Detroit, Mich.
2. Seed Laboratory, Purdue University, La Fayette, Ind.-All ports
Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Wisconsin, and Minnesota,
Michigan except Port Huron and Detroit.
3. Seed Laboratory, Agricultural Experiment Station, Columbia, Me


he Secretary of


Ington, D. C.-
ew Jersey, New
Delaware, Vir-
orgia, and Port


in the States of
and all ports in


).-All ports in


the
sas,
4.
the
5.
Mon
6.


States of Missouri, Iowa,
Oklahoma, and Colorado.
Seed Laboratory, Agricul
States of Alabama, Missis
Seed Laboratory, Agricul
ltana, Wyoming, Idaho, (
Seed Laboratory, Agricul


Arkansas, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kan-

tural Experiment Station, Baton Rouge, La.-All ports in
ssippi, Florida, Louisiana, Texas, and New Mexico.
tural College, Corvallis, Oreg.-All ports in the States of
region and Washington.
tural Experiment Station, Berkeley, C(l.-All ports in the


States of California, Nevada, Arizona, and Utah.


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1914,1l


SERVICE


AND


REGULATORY


AN NOUNCEMENTS.


the consignee shipments which have been sampled on the execution
penal sum equal to the invoice value of the seeds, together with the
if any, conditioned upon the redelivery thereof to the collector when
him for any reason within 30 days from the date of entry. Form Cat.
be slightly modified and used for this bond, and should be drawn to
recleaning that may become necessary.


of a bond in a
duty thereon,
demanded by
No. 3393 may
cover also any


REGULATION 9.-RELEASE OR RECLEANING OF SHIPMENT.
If the Secretary of Agriculture shall inform the collector that the seeds are not in
violation of the said act, the collector shall no longer detain the shipment under that
act, but if the seeds are found to be in violation thereof, the collector shall permit the
importer to reclean the seeds under bond at the expense of the importer.

REGULATION 10.-SAMPLES OF RECLEANED SEEDS.


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


REGULATION 11.-EXPORTATION OF SHIPMENT.


If the Secretary
recleaned seeds is
shipment of seeds
of the said act, the
be exported under


of Agriculture shall inform the collector that the sample of the
not satisfactory, or if the importer shall decline to reclean any
which the Secretary of Agriculture has found to be in violation
collector shall refuse delivery of the shipment and require it to
customs supervision.


REGULATION 12.-DISPOSITION OF REFUSE FROM RECLEANING.

The collector of customs shall cause the screenings or other refuse removed from the
seeds in the course of recleaning to be exported or ground or otherwise treated so as
to render the seeds contained therein incapable of germination before the seed will
be released to the owner or consignee.

REGULATION 121.-DISPOSITION OF DETAINED SHIPMENTS TO BE REPORTED.
The collector of customs shall inform the Secretary of Agriculture of the disposition
made of every shipment detained under these regulations.

REGULATION 13.-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,
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BUREAU


OF PLANT


INDUSTRY.


[April,1914.


REGULATION 16.-FORWARDING


OF SAMPLES UNDER TREASURY DECISION 34059 TO


BE CONTINUED.


Irrespective of the


foregoing


regulations,


collectors of customs will


continue to


observe the requirement in Treasury Decision 34059 of January


14, 1914,


that two-


ounce samples of each lot of all grass,


into the


clover, and other forage-plant seeds imported


United States be forwarded to the Seed Laboratory, United States Depart-


ment of Agriculture,


Washington,


D. C.


REGULATION 17.-TAKING EFFECT OF REGULATIONS.

These regulations shall supersede all previous regulations under the seed importa-
tion act and shall take effect June 1, 1914.


D. F


HOUSTON,


Secretary of Agriculture.


WA;.


Dated April 9,


McADoo,


Secretary of the Treasury.


1914.


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THE SEED IMPORTATION ACT.
AN ACT To regulate foreign commerce by prohibiting the admission into the United States of certain
adulterated grain and seeds unfit for seeding purposes (37 Stat., 506).

Be it enacted by the Senate and Bouse of Representatives of the United States of America


in Congress assembled, That from and after six
the importation into the United States of seeds
Kentucky bluegrass, awnless brome-grass, buc
meadow fescue, flax, millet, oats, orchard grass
and wheat, or mixtures of seeds containing an:
component parts, which are adulterated or unfi
of this act is hereby prohibited; and the Secret
of Agriculture shall, jointly or severally, make
vent the importation of such seeds into the T


: months after the passage of this act
of alfalfa, barley, Canadian bluegrass,
kwheat, clover, field corn, Kafir corn,
, rape, red top, rye, sorghum, timothy,
y of such seeds as one of the principal
t for seeding purposes under the terms
tary of the Treasury and the Secretary
such rules and regulations as will pre-
Snited States: Provided, however, That


such seed may be delivered to the owner or consignee thereof under bond, to be
recleaned in accordance with and subject to such regulations as the Secretary of the


Treasury may prescribe, and when cleaned to the standard of purity specified in this
act for admission into the United States such seed may be released to the owner or
consignee thereof after the screenings and other refuse removed from such seed shall
have been disposed of in a manner prescribed by the Secretary of Agriculture: Pro-
vided further, That this act shall not apply to the importation of barley, buckwheat,
field corn, Kafir corn, sorghum, flax, oats, rye, or wheat not intended for seeding pur-
poses, when shipped in bond through the United States or imported for the purpose
of manufacture, but such shipment shall be subject to provisions of the act of August
fifth, nineteen hundred and nine.
SEC. 2. That seed shall be considered adulterated within the meaning of this act-
First. When seed of red clover contains more than three per centum by weight of
seed of yellow trefoil, or any other seed of similar appearance to and of lower market
value than seed of red clover.
Second. When seed of alfalfa contains more than three per centum by weight of
seed of yellow trefoil, burr clover and sweet clover, singly or combined.
Third. When any kind or variety of the seeds, or any mixture described in section
one of this act, contains more than five per centum by weight of seed of another kind
or variety of lower market value and of similar appearance: Provided, That the mix-
ture of the seed of white and alsike clover, red and alike clover, or alike clover and


timoth'
SEC.
of this
First
seed of


Y,
3.


shall not be deemed an adulteration under this section.
That seed shall be considered unfit for seeding purposes within the meaning


act-
. When
dodder


any kind or variety of clover or alfalfa seed contains more than one
to five grams of clover or alfalfa seed, respectively.


Second. When any kind or variety of the seeds or any mixture described in section
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