T UL RARY
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURIt'
Bureall of Entomology and Plant Quarartine
wa h ington, D.C.
B.E.P. Q.--J87 January 27, 1939
Sec. 301.64a--Aministrative Instructions -
Modifyinz the restrictions of the
Mexican fruitfly quarantine by extending
the harvesting season on Valencia oranges.
fr6rc April 30 t" June 35, 1939.
Under authorization vested in the Chief of the Bureau of
Entomology and Plant Quarantine in the third proviso of Notice of Quaran-
tine No. 64 (Sec. 301.61), it having been determined by me that a modi-
fication n.ay be safely made without increasing the risk of spread of the
Mexican fruitfly, Section A of Regulation 7 supplemental to this ouaran-
tine is hereby modified to extend the harvesting season for Valencia
oranges to the close of June 15 for the year 1939, provided conditions
of infestation do not necessitate an earlier closing date.
The host-free period for Valenica oranges, under this :odifica-
tion, will begin June 16 and continue to August 31, 1939, inclusive.
This modification does not affect or alter the harvesting
season for grapefruit which closes, under the conditions of the above
regulation, on April 30.
(Sec. 301.64]_.E.P.q.--497, Jan. 27, 19327
LC A. STRONG
Chief, ?treau of Entomolo~c and Plant (.uarantine.
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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