STATE PLANT BOARD
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTL'U.
Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine
Vashington, D. C.
June 9, 13-.
B. E. P. Q. 405. Supplement No. 4
PLANT-QUARANTINE ILORT RESTFJCTICNS
REPUBLIC OF GERMANY
Cut Carnation Flowers Kow Admitted
The decree of l.:arch 28, 1929, as amended by that of September
30, 1932, prohibits the importation into Germany of rooted pil.t, c-.
tings, and cut flowers of the carnation, to prevent the introdcLtion
of the carnation leaf roller (Tortrix pronubana hbn.).
According to the Nachrichtenblatt fur den dcutschen Pfl-r.zcr.n-
schutzdier.st 17:12, December 1937, the M"inister of Food and Arl C-
ture su f.ar relaxed the provisions of those decrees as to permit tho
importation of carnation cut flowers, effective November 15, 193?
(R. F. 1.M. November 10, 1937 -- 1505f-l II).
Consequently, the words "and cut flowers" should be stricLr.
from the first line of the item "BOTED CARNATIOKS" on T)pO 2 :
B. E. P. Q.--405. However, since carnations are dicotyledonous pl-r.ts
and their cut flowers are parts of such plants, the irpcrtati.n i7.t.
Germany of ca.rnr.tion cut flowers grown in the United Sta.tes still is
prohibited under the provisions of the decree of N memberr 3. 19311
with the exceptions indicated in Note l(a) and (b), p.goc 8, ;f
B. E. P. Q.--405. _
LE A STRONG,
Chief, Bureau of Entomoloay and Plant ,ar-ar.ti-- nc.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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